Ethik proudly announces its national Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This certification affirms that Ethik is a woman-owned and operated business that meets the strict criteria set forth by WBENC.
Earning WBE certification affirms Ethik as a woman-led business that exceeds the rigorous criteria set by WBENC. As a certified Women's Business Enterprise, we join a diverse group of esteemed companies dedicated to fostering supplier diversity and empowering women in business. This noteworthy certification will help Ethik broaden its influence, fostering partnerships with corporations and government entities that prioritize diversity and sustainable business practices.
“We are honored to receive national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by WBENC,” said Melissa Sevy, the founder and CEO of Ethik. “At Ethik, we are committed to promoting diversity and sustainability in the business world, and this certification is a testament to that commitment. It will open up new opportunities for us to partner with like-minded organizations and help us to further our mission of empowering women and promoting ethical business practices.”
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Ethik not only prioritizes female leadership opportunities, but it also enables companies to move the needle on global poverty by purchasing gifts and goods sustainably crafted by brilliant makers from around the world. Since Ethik’s inception, over 2,600 artisans–including human trafficking survivors, widows, and single mothers–have received dignified work.
“We believe that ethical business practices are the key to creating a better world,” said Sevy. “Our certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise is an important step towards achieving that goal, and we are excited about the opportunities it will bring. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients with integrity and innovation."
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