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GREEN BUSINESS AWARD
We are excited to announce that ION Clothing has achieved the highest level of achievement with the Vancouver Island Green Business Certification (VIGBC). Being certified means that we are actively involved in measuring our operational performance while identifying opportunities to improve it and take action towards more sustainable practices.
I.O.N. Clothing is located on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ nations. We would like to acknowledge with respect the peoples whos traditional territory our store stands on.
Unceded land – Indigenous Title has not been surrendered to the Canadian Government. Most of the province of British Columbia (approx. 900,000 square kilometers) is unceded First Nations Territory.
Coast Salish Peoples – The term Coast Salish is used to encompass a number of Indigenous peoples, including Esquimalt, Hul’qumi’num, Klahoose, Lekwungen (Songhees), MALAXEt, Musqueam, OStlq’emeylem, Pentlatch, Scia’new (Beecher Bay), Sliammon, Shishalh, Skxwú7mesh-ulh Úxwumixw, Stó:lo, Straits, Tsleil-Waututh, T’Sou-ke, W̱SÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum), and Xwemalhkwu. (Referenced from VIPIRG)
To learn more about whose territory you reside on, please visit native-land.ca