A business is only as successful as the people involved in it. With the quest to create a system that allows the supplier chain to flourish, Raishma works with independent makers, social enterprises and cooperatives to cultivate long-term and mutually prosperous relationships. The suppliers are an extension of a team and it is ensured that an ethical environment is created for them to flourish. Long lead times that lay no unrequited pressure on production is at the core of the process. Raishma's fair and ethical trading practices has not only helped build the business but also nurtured sustainable employment.