Someone Somewhere

Clothing and garments with artisanal textiles incorporated

Ciudad Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico

Mexico

someonesomewhere.mx

About Someone Somewhere

Someone Somewhere is a vertically integrated apparel brand that combines their traditional handcrafts with innovative products and distribution channels, in order to reach the 50 million socially conscious millennials in USA and Mexico.

Someone Somewhere designs products such as t shirt, hats, bags, sweatshirts, swimsuits, raincoats, among others. Each one has artisanal work done in a specific region from México and is assembled in specialized workshops in the cities. This model on one hand allows them to create job opportunities in the artisanal communities, empowering the artisans in team building, organizational skills and innovation. And on the other hand, to take advantage of the productivity, efficiency and quality of the workshops, so they can achieve the best product for the market, with a key differentiator, the artisanal handcraft.

Someone Somewhere seeks to ensure its impact through international standards and communicate it accurately to their consumers. By being part of a network of other certified companies, Someone Somewhere can learn about their best practices in the pursuit of their impact and find professional alliances within them.

The Change We Seek®

Someone Somewhere seeks to lift out of poverty the 7 million artisans that live in Mexico under poverty and extreme poverty conditions, by joining a lifestyle brand in order to have a regular income while preserving their culture and traditions.

Its model is scalable to hundreds of artisan groups in Mexico and thousands in other countries. Studies show that artisans all over the world face similar problems. Social projects have focused its forces in organization and production processes leaving a blank in the distribution and commercialization areas. Someone Somewhere provide these organizations with a market for their textile techniques by making products the consumers demand.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

August 2017
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

6
7
Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

8
N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

74
17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

13
6
Overall B Score
101
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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