Rug News andDesign has found that an increasing number of rug companies are embracing social responsibility at the manufacturing level, wholesaling level and retail level.
Retailer Roz Rustigian announces a $25,000 ladder challenge (details here) for donations to the Initiative for the Education of Afghan Women. Read the following press release and article written for Rug News andDesign about the Initiative.
Importer Feizy Rugs announces a year long partnership with the Global Education Fund to support their work in producing countries. Read the press release here. Additionally, an upcoming PBS special will feature the work of one of their grantees from India, and you can watch the trailer here.
We encourage and support rug companies that are embracing Corporate Social Responsibility. And in this instance we want them to speak for themselves, hence the press releases. Engage them. Find out what you can do. Ask other companies what they can do. It’s not about what they say, but what they do.