A durable but light briefcase with a variety of storage pockets for pens, papers, books and files, plus a secure key ring. Stylish yet eminently practical, it can be used as a briefcase, backpack or shoulder bag by changing the positions of the adjustable strap.
It also includes an ingenious back pocket that can be used to attach the briefcase to wheeled luggage handles when travelling. With strong zips, easy-opening but secure magnetic clasps, and made from a rugged hemp/cotton mix it will last a lifetime.
An age-old plant revival reduces toxic chemical use, rehabilitates soils and protects the food chain.
Hemp is now the height of fashion.
I believe that hemp is going to be the fibre of choice in both the home furnishing and fashion industries.
Shereen Usdin's No-Nonsense Guide to Global Health is premised on that without social justice, a life of health and dignity for all the world's people cannot be fully realized.
I love my 'Things that Matter' T-shirt. The cotton is fabulous and washes well. I receive a lot of comment on it. A great product.
A little about Baladarshan: Baladarshan is a Fair Trade Organisation marketing the products of Chennai slum women working through the SPEED foundation.
New Internationalist Australia is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization, which means we have to stock a percentage of Fair Trade products, and also adhere to Fair Trade practices ourselves. Great for supporting producers rights, and also for our staff.
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