Ocean Sole is a Social Enterprise that removes trash from the oceans, coastlines and makes art to support marine conservation, whilst creating employment opportunities in high-impact areas. Ocean Sole positively impacts over a 1,000 Kenyans through the collection of flip-flops and direct employment. They provide steady income to nearly 100 low-income Kenyans in their company. They aim to recycle a million flip flops year, recycle over one tonne of styrofoam a month, and save over five hundred trees a year - by using flip flops instead of wood. They contribute over 10-15% of their revenue to beach cleanups, vocational and educational programs as well as conservation efforts.
Ocean Sole met 7 of 10 of The Conscious Buyer ranking criteria.