Your purchase helps shape the kind of world we live in.
Our model of Advocacy Through Industry is a revolutionary way to harness the power of business to create social change. This model is founded on the simple idea that people can live better lives when they are given equal access to the global marketplace.Shop our products
Bags for Global Citizens
We believe that the commonality between currencies, flags and languages is people. It is people who are the innovators, the advocates, and the revolutionaries. Apolis is a small group of social entrepreneurs who believe that the most valuable practice in creating lasting change is by investing in people.Shop our products
Investing in People
Every market bag is handcrafted in Bangladesh by hundreds of mothers who receive Fair Trade-certified wages, annual profit dividends, and a retirement fund. The bags are then shipped to Los Angeles, California, where a growing team of 13 people print one-of-a-kind customizations onto the bag.Shop our products
Certified B Corporation
Becoming a Certified B Corporation means we have met higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
We believe that the commonality between currencies, flags and languages is people. It is people who are the innovators, the advocates, and the revolutionaries.
"That tangible connection to a human, not a factory, he notes, illustrates the potential of business to help – even in a complicated, and corrupt business like fashion – and customers appreciate that."