DESSERTO

A patented cactus-based biomaterial as an alternative to leather

Summary

Desserto is a patented cactus-based biomaterial as an alternative to leather, developed by Adrian Lopez Velarde and Marte Cazarez through Adriano Di Marti company established in 2019 in Guadalajara, Mexico. A holistic sustainable approach has been developed by the company to comply with the most rigorous environmental, social and ethical standards of the industry through its value chain. For more information please visit www.desserto.com.mx.

News

    BSR ON RESPECTFUL AND SECURE WORK ENVIRONMENTS

    The fashion value chain employs around 65 million people, the majority being female, many of whom are exposed to occupational hazards, ranging from exposure to dangerous work conditions to discrimination.1 Today, gender-based violence remains a leadi

    BETTER WORK ON BETTER WAGE SYSTEMS

    Promoting the industry-wide implementation of wages and working conditions that meet the basic needs of workers presents an opportunity for fashion brands to enhance the prosperity of the economies and people that interact with the value chain.1  

    APPAREL IMPACT INSTITUTE ON EFFICIENT USE OF RESOURCES

    Today, we see consumer industries continue to exploit Earth’s natural resources threatening biodiversity, while planetary resources, such as water and land, are limited. Optimising resource efficiency and minimising the use of natural resources are c

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