Meet Marci

A Sustainability Icon

Since coining the term “ECOfashion” in 1995, our founder, Marci Zaroff, has spent several decades as living proof that an individual can be both a tree-hugger and a fashionista. is just one manifestation of Marci’s vision to change the world through sustainable business. She has been planting seeds of consciousness globally; as a serial ecopreneur, keynote speaker, mentor, innovator and advisor. The seeds she has cultivated have now taken root, sprouting into the brand—with modern style and so much more.

Marci’s leadership in transforming the fashion industry from within –

building innovative transparent supply chains, spearheading retail sustainable fashion launches, and serving on an array of non-profit boards—has solidified her position as an organic authority and expert trailblazer. In fact, Marci was a key driver in defining the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) as well as the world’s first Fair Trade Textile Certification with Fair Trade USA.

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India is Marci’s happy place. She has spent the past three decades working with a close-knit team of Indian farmers, mills and collaborators. Her vision for yes and was born from the deep love she has for India and the family of co-creators that she has built there over time.

Marci believes that conscious business needs to focus not only on people, planet and prosperity, but also passion and purpose. To read more about Marci’s unique journey and ecosystem of projects, please visit, follow @marcizaroff on social, and subscribe to our newsletter.

Marci is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and is the author of ECOrenaissance: a Lifestyle Guide for Cocreating a Stylish, Sexy & Sustainable World, published by Simon & Schuster in August 2018. An artist, yoga enthusiast, and mother of two “green” Millennials, Marci lives in New York City with her husband, business partner & soulmate, Eric Schnell.

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