KINsho commitments

Our commitments were created to keep our actions aligned with our intentions for health, wellness and mindful consumption.

sustainability

Kinsho is committed to low waste, sustainable and eco-friendly practices.

  •  Products are made of 100% recyclable material. 
  • Our packaging is purposefully minimal and fully biodegradable.
  • Our factory partners have passed safe, fair and clean manufacturing inspections.
  •  We use ocean shipping 99% of the time:
    • The greenest way to ship is via ocean freight, which has the lowest carbon-emission of any mode. In fact, it’s so low, the World Shipping Council found that a shipment of cargo from Australia to Long Beach (approximately  8,000 miles) produces less carbon emissions than trucking the same goods from Long Beach to Dallas (approx. 1,500 miles).
  • Our office is digital, virtual, uses recycled scrap paper for all writing needs and consumes zero-waste lunches (i.e., cloth napkins, no leftovers left behind…)
  • Plans for launching a line of 100% recycled lunch kits in 2020!

woman-owned business

We are a woman (and mom!) owned business and commit to supporting other women. 

Some of our business partners and collaborators include:

  • Our freight forwarder, based in Boston and China is owned by Leslie. Her team manages our global product shipping. She is an anomaly in the male dominated world of global freight. We are one of her small clients and we are very lucky and honored to work with her team.
  • Our branding and web design team in Washington state, Shiloh and Rachel, keep our product packaging, website and even our founder’s book cover, looking amazing. 
  • One of our popular products, our grey lunch tote is made in Molly’s factory. Molly is another pioneer working successfully in the male dominated world of manufacturing. 
  • We are part of the vibrant BranchFood community in Boston, founded and run by Lauren. She is a master connector and hands-on supporter of food entrepreneurs, 
  • So far, all of our Instagram promotions and bento menu recommendations are with women-owned businesses. We see the everyday hustle of our peers and love doing what we can to support! 

 

the future of FOOD

Kinsho is an active member of broad initiatives to support increased mindful consumption and wellness within our food culture.

  • We are a member of the Georgetown University Portion Balance Coalition.
  • Our founder is a contributor to upcoming Culinary Rehab textbook to be published early 2020.
  • We speak at Food Entrepreneur events and give Mindful Eating workshops.
  • Kinsho is a member of the BranchFood community and makes frequent donations to local charities.

“I started this company to support more mindful consumption for myself and family. Declaring these commitments helps us ensure that we continue to walk what we talk as we scale.

Heather sears, founder, kinsho

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