Pingree Detroit was founded in 2015 with a truly unique mission. They’re a worker-owned business with a mission to create resiliency and living wage work for US veterans and Detroiters – teaching them industrial sewing, shoe making, leather crafting, and entrepreneurship skills. Pingree Detroit uses high-quality leather reclaimed from the famous Detroit automotive industry to craft handbags, shoes, accessories, home goods, and pet products. The carbon-negative company is passionate about sustainability and diverts car seat and steering wheel leather from landfills to create its products. Pingree Detroit is also passionate about its people with 77% of profits going to its workers and covering free training in sustainable design.