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AUSTIN ETHICAL RETAILER WINS GREEN AMERICA® AWARD $5,000 People & Planet Award granted to Matr Boomie®
Austin, TX: Austin-based ethical retailer, Matr Boomie is the recipient of a $5,000 cash award from Green America for its commitment to operating a socially- and environmentally-responsible small business.
"Environment stewardship is a key aspect of our mission and we are mindful of our footprint while creating our products and processes,” said Manish Gupta, Matr Boomie founder and CEO. “This award from Green America is a great reinforcement for us to continue on this path and we are motivated to make greater impact in making this planet more joyful, kind, and connected.”
Matr Boomie (which translates to “Motherland” in Hindi) is an ethical gifts and accessories retailer offering a full line of India-inspired jewelry, accessories, and home décor. Many of the handcrafted products utilize upcycled or recycled materials, are compostable at the end of their life, and use sustainable materials.
Matr Boomie employs a full-time team of 12 in its Austin headquarters, a team of 15 in its India support team, and partners with nearly 1,000 artisans in various regions of India. In addition to providing fair wages for the artisans, Matr Boomie works on, and invests in, community projects that ensure safe working conditions, improve artisan skills and education, and provide access to healthcare.