Some of the humans that inspired us and inspire their communities to commit for a better future
East Bali Cashews - https://www.eastbalicashews.com/
Cashew nuts crafted by locals in eco-friendly carbon-neutral technology environment. The Cashew factory offers jobs opportunity for the local community (where no jobs were available) and employ 88% of women. The company opened in 2012 the AnaKardia kids pre-school, offering education to local kids and nutritional meals to young students. This was the first pre-school in the region, allowing children to get a fresh start in life!
Your mini bar is filled with cashews and popcorn so don't hesitate to indulge in those delicious snacks to help the community!
Sababay Wines - http://sababaywinery.com/
Promoting fair trade business with their partners, Sababay Winery is constantly supporting local farmers to develop and grow organic grapes and buy them at a fair price.
Since they started working with local grapes farmers in the North of Bali, Sababay has multiplied their income per kilo of grapes by 15!
Drinking great wine to do good and support the local communities... what else do we need?!
Bye bye plastic - http://byebyeplasticbags.org/
Teens sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen pushing us to stop the single use of plastic bags. They started campaigning when they were only 10 and 12 years old and were recognised in 2017 (at 14 and 16) two of the Forbes Indonesia 100 Inspiring Women! Their hard work and dedication paid off as Bali Governor, Wayan Koster, announced in December 2018 a ban on single-use plastic in 2019!
No plastic is used at The Elementum and we are proud to offer eco-friendly solutions to the usual plastic cutleries, straws, bags etc... Read more about it here.
Bali Beans - https://balibeans.com/
Bali Beans is a family business located in Kintamani. They grow organic coffee beans since 1985 along with local farmers organised into a traditional group called "Subak Abian". We at The Elementum have tailor made a special coffee, carefully mixed between two type of beans to find the perfect balance between sweetness and acidity!
4Oceans - https://4ocean.com
4Oceans story ironically started in Bali while co-founders and surfers Andrew & Alex visited the island of gods for a surf trip and were welcomed instead by the important amount of trash in the ocean. More than the discomfort for surfing, both co-founders quickly discovered that local fishermen were threatened as well with the reduction of marine life and death of fish which feed on micro-plastic.
While going back to home country USA, Alex and Andrew developed the 4Oceans bracelets which are made of recycled materials. For every bracelet purchased, 1 pound (0,450 kg) of trash is removed from the ocean and coastlines.
4Oceans is now implanted in Bali, Denpasar and regularly organise beach clean up days.
Uluwatu Collective - https://uluwatucollective.com
Uluwatu Collective is a place where members and guests will feel like they belong to a strong and supportive community filled with positive vibes and a great energy. Imagine training alongside like-minded people who love to work out in a fun and playful environment, helping you to get fitter and stronger and inspiring you to take on new challenges.
Featuring a great team of enthusiastic and experienced coaches who will not only help you on your fitness journey but will ensure that your training combines fun and playfulness expertly guided by professional coaches and with scaling options offered to suit all fitness levels.
Terartai - https://www.terartai.com/
Terartai is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering artists with special needs through creative collaborations.
The company works hand in hand with talented artists with autism, CP, and down syndrome, fostering an inclusive environment where we create beautiful artworks together. These artworks are then transformed into various items, and a portion of the proceeds is returned to the artists, providing them with a sustainable source of income.