Social Conscience and Commitment In the spirit of the United Nations Global Compact, the worlds largest corporate responsibility initiative, as well as the International Labor Organization, The International Designers Network continues to promote ethnic diversity and social economic stability through education.
Programs including the application of child labor legislation protecting children from exploitation, moving them from factories back into schools through www.k-i-d-s.org has had great success.
IDN also continues to promote Fair Trade cotton fabrics of the highest quality such as Illuminati I&2, supporting cotton farmers in Uganda through the designers of Fashion for Peace as well as ethically-made collections such as Noir www.noir-illuminati2.com by Danish designer, Peter Ingwersen.
Part of the proceeds from What Inspires U? The First Annual World Fashion Film Festival 2007 as well as a fundraising event at the end of the Asia-Pacific Forum, will go directly to the programs that we keep closest to our hearts, following the model set forth by the United Nations decree.