Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network
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1st of June 2022

Modern Jewelry Brand ‘kimber elements’ Joins Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network as a Corporate Network Member

For immediate release – Bainbridge Island, 1st June 2022 The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network is delighted to welcome the jewelry brand kimber elements as its newest Corporate Network Member. Kimber Leblicq, a metalsmith, founded kimber elements in 2011 as a modern jewelry brand known for its unique, wearable, sculptural creations. In 2019, Kimber visited Kenya […]

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4th of February 2022

Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Announces New Executive Director

for immediate release BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – 4 February 2022 –  The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network has appointed Christine Lippai as Executive Director of the organization that is dedicated to protecting wildlife by certifying enterprises that ensure people and nature coexist and thrive.    Christine succeeds Julie Stein, a co-founder of the organization and its first […]

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Julie Stein, First Executive Director of the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network, Bids Farewell

for immediate release BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – 11 December 2021  Greetings: As 2021 draws to a close I am thinking a lot about what Israeli Historian Yuval Noah Harari has said about our collective future on this planet which is that change will be the only constant in our lives, and that our most important skill […]

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19th of October 2021

New Slow Fashion Brand Violet Revolt Launches with Certified Wildlife Friendly™ Artisan Detailing

for immediate release SEATTLE – 19 October 2021 –  For fashion designer Lindsey Biondo it all started with her great-grandmother’s sewing machine from the 1970’s.  “I found it stored away in a spare room one day while I was still in college and decided to do some prototypes while doing research into sustainable fibers.”   Through […]

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8th of June 2021

Argentine Brand Julieta Grana Launches Wildlife Friendly™ Fibers for FW2021 Line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA – 8 JUNE 2021 –   Julieta Grana recently joined the select group of Argentine brands to feature Certified Wildlife Friendly™ (WFEN) fibers in her newest line. Working with mohair and merino wool, Grana’s purchase of these sustainably sourced fibers makes both her brand and its consumers active participants in […]

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16th of October 2020

The Little Fireface Project Earns Wildlife Friendly™ Certification for Javan Coffee that Protects Critically Endangered Primate

Dr. Anna Nekaris and team from Oxford Brookes University lead effort to protect the Javan slow loris through conservation enterprise development FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE West Java  Indonesia – 16 october 2020 – The Little Fireface Project (LFP)  has been awarded Wildlife Friendly™ Certification, a certification that has only been achieved by 26 projects – with […]

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19th of February 2020

Ten Knots Group Awarded World’s First Sea Turtle Friendly™ Tourism Certification

El Nido Resorts and Lio Tourism Estate earn global distinction for their dedication to the conservation of marine turtles through nesting beach protection, reduction of lighting impacts, visitor education efforts El Nido, Palawan, Philippines: February 19 – 2020  El Nido Resorts and Lio Tourism Estate, a group of private island resorts and a tourism estate […]

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3rd of February 2020

Seilich Becomes First Wildlife Friendly™ Enterprise To Be Certified In The UK And First In The World To Protect Pollinators

Artisan natural cosmetics produced from native Scottish wildflower meadows ensure habitat for pollinators  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EAST LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND: 03 FEBRUARY – 2020  Seilich, a Scottish beauty brand built around sustainability, becomes the first in the UK to attain Wildlife Friendly™ Certification from the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network. Using the Scottish Pollinator Strategy https://www.nature.scot/pollinator-strategy-2017-2027 to […]

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20th of January 2020

New Science-Based Elephant Friendly™ Tea Certification Standards Released for 2020

WFEN partners with the University of Montana for state-of-the-field best practice standards for the India tea sector with goal of reducing mortality and ensuring landscape connectivity for endangered Asian Elephants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Missoula, Montana – 20 January 2020 – The Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN) has collaborated with experts via a partnership with the […]

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8th of January 2020

Buenos Aires Based Brand ‘Cubreme’ Sources Wildlife Friendly™ Merino Wool for New Collection

Designer Alejandra Gottelli Showcases Homegrown Natural Fibers that Support Argentine Family Farms, Artisans and Wildlife FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA – JANUARY 07 2020– Cubreme, an Argentine clothing and home goods brand, has joined the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network and is now sourcing Wildlife Friendly™ merino wool from Certified Wildlife Friendly™ ranches on Península […]

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