Our MISSION is to build a sustainable company that simultaneously looks after PEOPLE, the PLANET and PROFITS.<br />Eric He...
Sustainability, a journey not a destination <br /><ul><li> 1977
 NAFTA 1994
 Development of our REHANCE technology
 Changed our company mission to a triple bottom line
 Launch of Clothing Facts with American Apparel
 Manufacturing t-shirts in North Carolina
 Cotton of the Carolinas</li></ul>Today, over 90% of our t-shirts are domestically made and over 70% are made in North Car...
Got a design?We’ll print it for you!<br />
Why we can’t return………..<br />Large single bottom line corporations<br />9 billion people on the planet<br />The oil party...
Case for Cotton of the Carolinas<br />More and more of our organic cotton yarn is coming from oversea sources like Pakista...
Objectives of Cotton of the Carolinas<br />
Low Transportation Footprint<br />
Support of Local Economies<br />
Complete Product Transparency<br />Farm<br />Knit<br />Gin<br />Spin<br />Cut<br />Finish<br />Sew<br />Print<br />Wes<br ...
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  1. 1. Our MISSION is to build a sustainable company that simultaneously looks after PEOPLE, the PLANET and PROFITS.<br />Eric Henry, T.S.Designs, Inc.<br />
  2. 2. Sustainability, a journey not a destination <br /><ul><li> 1977
  3. 3. NAFTA 1994
  4. 4. Development of our REHANCE technology
  5. 5. Changed our company mission to a triple bottom line
  6. 6. Launch of Clothing Facts with American Apparel
  7. 7. Manufacturing t-shirts in North Carolina
  8. 8. Cotton of the Carolinas</li></ul>Today, over 90% of our t-shirts are domestically made and over 70% are made in North Carolina<br />
  9. 9. Got a design?We’ll print it for you!<br />
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  12. 12. Why we can’t return………..<br />Large single bottom line corporations<br />9 billion people on the planet<br />The oil party is over<br />Create an environment that every participates<br />
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  14. 14. Case for Cotton of the Carolinas<br />More and more of our organic cotton yarn is coming from oversea sources like Pakistan, India and Turkey<br />32,000 Jobs Lost in North Carolina since NAFTA<br />North Carolina is the 4th largest grower of cotton in US most of which is exported<br />Today a t-shirt can travel 17,000 miles<br />We go “Dirt to Shirt” in less than 750 miles!<br />
  15. 15. Objectives of Cotton of the Carolinas<br />
  16. 16. Low Transportation Footprint<br />
  17. 17. Support of Local Economies<br />
  18. 18. Complete Product Transparency<br />Farm<br />Knit<br />Gin<br />Spin<br />Cut<br />Finish<br />Sew<br />Print<br />Wes<br />(ginner)<br />Mark<br />(spinner)<br />Kenny<br />(finisher)<br />Brian<br />(knitter/cutter/sewer)<br />Eric & Tom<br />(printer/dyer)<br />Ronnie<br />(farmer)<br />
  19. 19. The Industry’s Transparency<br />
  20. 20. Our Transparency<br />
  21. 21. Track your t-shirt, Harvest 09<br />www.cottonofthecarolinas.com<br />
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  23. 23. Organic Cotton in North Carolina?<br />Lots of stakeholders<br />Work within the system<br />Create the demand<br />
  24. 24. Follow us on our TS Designs Fan page<br />Eric Henry 336.675.6266 eric@tsdesigns.com<br />

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