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Press Releases from Rapanui (4 total)

Met Office Launch Eco T-Shirt Range

The Met Office has teamed up with Rapanui, an eco-fashion company, to create a range of weather related T-shirts just in time for summer. The Met Office eco clothing collection is made from organic cotton in an ethical, wind powered factory and features a range of weather related designs inspired by the imagery, science and history of the Met Office. Mart Drake-Knight co-founder of Rapanui said: “The Met Office is the international

Rapanui Win Governance Award at the Sustain Magazine Awards

An innovative way to help shoppers go green has been recognised with an Award for corporate Governance at the annual Sustain Awards. Rapanui, an Eco-Fashion brand run by young entrepreneurs, claims its Traceability Tool and Eco Labelling Initiatives make it convenient to shop ethically – and suggest it has industry-changing potential. The awards, hosted by Sustain Magazine at the Troxy in East London celebrated 16 business’s contributions to a more sustainable

8 Ways to Increase National Enterprise

8 ways to Increase National Enterprise The 15th of November marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week and two UK eco entrepreneur brothers from the Isle of Wight are calling for drastic change to the current level of support available to young entrepreneurs. Fed up with their jobless post-grad status, Rob and Martin Drake-Knight took £200 each of their savings and set up Eco Fashion brand Rapanui, an eco fashion brand

Making Eco Clothing Cool

Is making eco cool the answer to Sustainable Fashion? This year London Fashion Week hosted its first sustainable fashion show, prompting the question; is sustainability forcing its way to the forefront of mainstream fashion? An eco fashion brand from the Isle of Wight is taking on what it believes is fashion’s last barrier to reaching the masses –making eco cool. After a week of stark New York shows, London Fashion Week