We support all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the following ways and more.
By partnering with 250 Harvesters in turn
supporting over 1,500 family members.
By following fair trade practices, resin
prices have increased across the industry.
Established access to food staples
in partnership with local suppliers
via a cooperative model
Provide potable water sources to villages
in the Harvest Regions in turn helping to
establish community gardens
Educating harvesters and landowners
on the true value of their resources
Ensuring girls can go to school by providing faucets onsite
while removing the burden of water procurement for their
Providing access to clean water via solar-powered
wells, aiming for all villages in Somaliland
Setting up wells generated by solar panels aiming
to provide solar power to houses. Renewable energy
in use at our Vermont distillery
Providing stable income via a fair trade model,
paying higher prices for raw materials thus
putting pressure on other buyers to pay fairly
Driven by an ethical business model of directing
20% of gross revenue to community development
Building equal Harvester relationships,
sharing verified data to counter misinfo,
organic program improves resin value
Investing in research for a sustainable Boswellia industry,
clean energy in the harvesting region, and
supply chain transparency via organic certification
Continually educating people on fair trade, the real value
of the raw materials and responsible buying. This systems
approach increases efficiency while reducing energy use.
Solar-powered wells in Somaliland, renewable natural gas
in use at the Vermont distillery with a 2030 net zero
emission commitment from the tree to the bottle.
No use of chemicals in the production process.
Adhere to local and national regulations for disposal
of wastewater to prevent contamination of waterways.
Support local knowledge sharing internationally via
an ongoing tree health study. Findings continue to
shape harvesting best practices.
Fair & democratic partnerships,
proud to be black and woman owned!
Operate in partnership with Somaliland,
the US, clients around the globe, CFESS
and academic institutions.