As a brand who aims to tread lightly and consciously on this earth, we have quietly been giving back through various initiatives and partnerships since inception. We work with i=Change and donate to the following.
$1 from every sale goes to one of three charities of your choice. At Marle, we are passionate about the planet, our people and future generations and as such, focus on charities that support our values.
Every dollar helps Papua New Guinean women rebuild their lives and live free of violence.
In the highlands of PNG, women experience violence regularly. Many are beaten on a daily basis. Sexual harassment is also extremely common in markets, where women's ability to do business is crucial for the strength of their communities. When women are safe from violence, entire communities and economies flourish.
$30 buys a Baby Bundle to ensure safe childbirth
Send Hope Not Flowers works with Australian Dr. Barry Kirby in remote Milne Bay Province, PNG. We gift families with a Baby Bundle to incentivise mothers to come to a health clinic to give birth. The bundle is filled with basic supplies for mother and baby - and includes the $5 cost for delivery at the clinic. The Baby Bundle project is directly responsible for a 78% decrease in the maternal death rate in the region
$ 1 removes 1.2kg of plastic and debris from the sea
Over 160 million tons of plastic is produced each year to create single-use disposable items and packaging. With no established system to close the loop, this has led to over 70 years of accumulation of plastics in landfill (40%) and the environment (32%), with only 10% being recycled. Seabin Smart Tech, similar to a rubbish bin X pool skimmer, removes floating plastics as small as 2mm, filtering 600,000L of water per day from oil and surface pollutants.