Apolis was founded in 2004 by brothers Raan and Shea Parton with the idea that: “business can create social change”. Apolis translates to “global citizen”, is a socially motivated company that empowers people through opportunities to determine their own future, known as “advocacy through industry”. They created a business model that bridges commerce and economic development. They partner with socially-conscious producers and artisans in underserved communities around the globe to create stylish, timeless and socially responsible products.