Ten Tree Apparel – A CBC Dragon’s Den Game Changer

Ten Tree Apparel are a socially aware clothing company that plant ten trees for every tee, tank, hoodie or hat they sell.  Founded by David Luba, Derrick and Kalen Emsley after a epiphany while at hiking the hills of Hawaii. They realized that the delicate environment surrounding us is in jeopardy and felt they could do something about it. Because of this, their corporate commitment to the environment isn’t just a spin to sell clothes, it’s a true belief.  Their philosophy is to inspire a new group of consumers to tackle the environmental issues now facing the planet.  By planting ten trees for each garment and ensuring that it is produced responsibly allows each and every Ten Tree customer to make a difference.
The young Canadians were recently able to inspire the Dragons on CBC’s Dragon’s Den during their recent pitch, they had multiple offers and were able to come away with their $100,000 ask. The pitch impressed the Dragons so much that they were chosen as one of this seasons “Game Changers” a season 7 game co-sponsored by Ford Canada to recognise ‘the entrepreneurs who have gone above and beyond the boundaries of business’. Watch for more from Ten Tree Apparel as they continue to inspire and grow.

 

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