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PromoKitchen Podcast: Redwood Classics' Made In Canada 10-Year Impact Report

Kathy Cheng, Ashley Chan and PJ Tang from Redwood Classics Apparel, Jasmin Bollman from Misfit Marketing Consultancy and Katie Motta from Shift Circular join PromoKitchen Chefs, Johanna Gottlieb and Kate Plummer to dive deeper into the launch of Redwood Classics' made-in-Canada 10-year Impact Report. They cover what it means to be sustainable, what a circular economy is, why women led businesses are important, and dive deeper into their work and advocacy.  Listen to the PromoKitchen podcast here: https://www.promokitchen.org/podcasts/redwood-impact-report  Read about Redwood Classics' Impact Report here: https://bit.ly/2QfRilt 

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PromoKitchen Podcast: Diversity in the Promotional Products Industry - Anti-Asian Racism

In this moving and powerful podcast hosted by Promo Kitchen's Chef Kate Plummer, our President Kathy Cheng is joined with Cindy Tsuji, Kathy DiFrancesco and Michelle Chen to talk about anti-Asian racism, how it has personally and professionally effected them. They also share how others can help and what our next steps need to be. To learn more about the rise of anti-Asian racism, here are some resources: https://stopaapihate.org/ https://www.ihollaback.org/ Guests Cindy Tsuji, Image SourceA Senior Account Executive with Image Source in Kirkland, WA. 2.5 generation Japanese American. Proud daughter of a gardener and seamstress, born and raised in San Diego. Been in the industry 5 years. Committed to see a more diverse and inclusive Promo Industry of the future....

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Sustainable Customization Program - Earth Hoody (PV893)

Redwood Classics Apparel Launches New Sustainable Customization Program The made-in-Canada apparel maker incorporates innovation and sustainability into creating one-of-a-kind revolutionary customized Earth Hoody   TORONTO, ONTARIO [MARCH 15, 2021] - Redwood Classics Apparel, a Toronto-based premium clothing solutions provider is proud to announce the launch of its innovative and sustainable customization product called Earth Hoody.  To coincide with Earth Day on April 22, 2021, the Earth Hoody is uniquely designed with a goal of diverting textiles from landfills, reducing fabric waste, and is proudly handcrafted in North America, minimizing carbon footprint within the production process.  This revolutionary customization product, Earth Hoody, takes an individual’s worn denim and combines it with the company’s much loved in-stock style, Banff Hoody, to create something completely...

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Redwood Classics Releases First-Ever Impact Report (10-Year Retrospective)

Redwood Classics Apparel Releases 10-Year Retrospective on Sustainability and Diversity The Made-In-Canada apparel maker showcases how even smaller businesses can make a lasting impact   TORONTO, ONTARIO [FEBRUARY 16, 2021] - Redwood Classics Apparel, a Toronto-based premium clothing manufacturer, is proud to release its first ever Impact Report, detailing their decade of sustainability and diversity in the fashion industry. Focusing on the period of 2009-2019, the Impact Report dives into what sustainability means to Redwood Classics Apparel, including their mantra of “people, planet, prosperity”. They hope that, by releasing this Impact Report, it will serve as an aspirational baseline that others in their industry can look to as we all build toward a more sustainable future.  The Impact Report highlights ten...

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Kathy Cheng Featured in Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Annual Report 2020

Diversity is a fact. Inclusion is a choice. Thank you Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) for choosing to cast a bright light on diverse-owned small businesses like ours at Redwood Classics Apparel. As President & CEO of RBC Dave McKay described, 2020 can be remembered for what we did with the challenges — and what we can build in the years ahead. No matter the size of business, when values align, we can make meaningful change together. The report outlines where RBC stands on some of the most pressing challenges facing our communities, economy and society — and the role RBC is taking to help solve them.  You can read it here: https://bit.ly/3g8y9ua 

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