The launch of Green Tulip in 2007 fulfilled a long standing dream of having my own shop. It also brought together my personal commitments to trading fairly and respecting the environment. Each product bears  an icon indicating which of our six ethical categories it falls into and additional information about the product’s ethics and the brand that produces it. Further information on each of the ethical categories we use can be found here. Where possible we buy from small suppliers where we can work closely with the founders and hear first hand of their commitment to ethical sourcing. We also give our suppliers and customers the guarantee that Green Tulip will be an ethical business to deal with – paying on time and not working to inflated profit margins.