Explore an Exquisite Collection of Handcrafted & Sustainable Sunglasses, Eyewear, and Accessories at Akenberg
Step into a world of eco-consciousness with Akenberg, where we present a carefully curated selection of exclusive, sustainable sunglasses, eyewear, and accessories. Crafted with the essence of Swedish Lapland, our designs redefine the concept of minimalism, offering a refreshing perspective on style. Embrace change and elevate your fashion game today with Akenberg.
Committed to Slow Production and Meticulous Handcrafting
At Akenberg, we take pride in our commitment to slow production and the art of meticulous craftmanship. Every product we offer is a testament to our dedication to quality and sustainability. What sets us apart is that 100 percent of our products are proudly made in Europe. This not only minimizes the environmentally hazardous emissions associated with shipping and transportation but also reduces lead times significantly. It allows us to maintain close oversight of our production process and regularly visit our factories to ensure the highest standards are met.
Collaboration with Sustainable Producers
We understand the importance of working in harmony with nature, and that’s why we collaborate closely with the most skilled craftsmen, as well as small, local producers who share our vision of sustainability. This partnership ensures that we consistently deliver the highest quality products to our customers. All our partners, including manufacturers, suppliers, trading agents, and subcontractors, are expected to adhere to our stringent requirements, reinforcing our commitment to ethical and eco-friendly practices.
Choose Akenberg for a journey into the world of sustainable, European-made eyewear and accessories that not only enhance your style but also contribute to a greener planet. Join us in our mission to make fashion more sustainable, one exquisite piece at a time.
Unlocking Change Through Holistic Design: Akenberg’s Commitment to UN Global Goals
In today’s ever-evolving world, design plays a pivotal role, seamlessly integrated into the fabric of modern life. A holistic approach to business is our guiding principle, empowering Akenberg as a company, and all of us as individuals, to flourish in a world where innovation is a must, all while preserving our precious shared resources.
Our unwavering dedication to the UN Global goals underscores our commitment to fostering long-term sustainable development. Our mission goes beyond minimizing our carbon footprint; it’s about fostering local employment, ensuring equitable treatment of all individuals, maintaining a safe and supportive work environment, and upholding the exceptional quality that has defined our brand from the outset.
At Akenberg, we’ve set our sights on UN Global goals: We are committed to Good health and well-being, Gender equality, Sustainable consumption and production. These are our focal points for driving positive change.
GenDearLess: Celebrating Gender-Inclusive Products and Promoting Equality at Akenberg
We staunchly uphold the rights of every individual to be their authentic selves, irrespective of gender identity and personal expression. Our advocacy for equality, tolerance, and the inherent worth of every human being is the cornerstone of our commitment. That’s why we proudly introduce GenDearLess, underlining the unisex nature of our products. At Akenberg, we stand behind everyone’s right to be and feel whoever they are, regardless of gender identity and individual expression. We raise our voice for equality, tolerance and the equal value of all human beings. That is why we have implemented the concept GenDearLess to emphasize that our products are unisex.
In a world where equal opportunities and empowerment should be universal, diversity is the cornerstone of a thriving work environment. Our belief is that people from various backgrounds, skill sets, religions, genders, and age groups contribute to creating not only a superior workplace but also a better world.
Join us in our journey towards a more inclusive, sustainable, and equitable future. Together, we can make a difference in the world’s most pressing global challenges.
As the initiator and one of the co-founders of the association Female Founders for Fashion, we want to contribute to enable women entrepreneurs in the fashion industry to become even better women entrepreneurs. By joining forces, we aim to support, inspire, share and learn from one another, and to be part of this growing #womensupportingwomen initiative to foster successful and thriving businesses in the fashion industry.
We often speak about learning to settle with less, but investing in higher quality. Some people do not get that chance at all. We believe in generosity and giving back. In partnership with one of our retailers in New York, we support the charity Housing Works in Manhattan, an organisation who helps homeless people with HIV/AIDS, to whose activities we donate 10 percent of our total sales in collaboration with our retailer.
We’ve also partnered with Plantmore.com for climate! Planting trees for our future, acting locally to impact globally.
We climate compensate all our internbational shipping through DHL Go Green.
An on-going journey
Our sustainability work is constant. Although we are yet to reach full traceability, we are well on our sustainability journey. That journey will never end, because to us, sustainability is not a box to check or a marketing campaign, it is our way of being.