Climate action starts at the source of the materials we choose. As we look back at 20 years of accelerating impact, join us to celebrate the accomplishments and plan the pathway to positive climate impact.
Founded in 1899, VF Corporation is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish most through a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland® and Dickies®. Our purpose is to power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We connect this purpose with a relentless drive to succeed to create value for all stakeholders and use our company as a force for good.
ISKO™ is the world’s largest denim fabric producer with 300 million meters production capacity per year. It creates the soul of jeans, the essence of the most popular fashion style that has become universal. ISKO™’s vision is as international as the love for denim. It can adapt to different contexts and markets, becoming a point of reference for the most famous designers and inspiring new fashion trends. Three words best describe ISKO™’s philosophy: Performance: ISKO™ is the denim specialist, all fabrics are characterized by an advanced technology and the deeply-rooted care for quality, during all the integrated production from yarn to finishing processes. Innovation: ISKO™‘ mission is to always keep in touch with the latest trends and also to anticipate times. ISKO™’s research centre is certified by the Turkish government.
Sustainability: ISKO™ has a strong eco-commitment, backed by sustainable production. 85% of new ISKO™ fabrics are produced from recycled materials, a filtration and treatment plant to clean water is used in the manufacturing process, to redirect the water for other industrial and household purposes. ISKO™ is part of the SANKO group, a multinational holding company characterized by a solid and well-established presence in the textile industry, which has invested much in cutting edge technology for its textile division. SANKO holding is strongly committed to research in the renewable energy field and to environment-friendly procedures.
For years, Kipas and Säntis Textiles have worked together closely to actively improve the textiles industry, one metre at a time. Built on generations of textile expertise with sustainable production engrained in the DNA of each company, this year marks the launch of our joint initiative: INSPIRE. A additional milestone in our strong partnership, the ethos behind INSPIRE is one of inspiring real change and collaboration for the future of our textile industry through sustainable innovation and production.
Kipas Textiles was established in Kahramanmaraş in 1984. It is one of the leading companies in Turkey and the region with an annual production capacity of 80 million metres of fabric, a daily production of 400 tonnes of yarn and 5 million garments annually. As a preferred supplier to the world’s leading brands, Kipas prides itself in its sustainable production of yarns, fabrics and denim with minimal usage of water, energy and hazardous discharge.
With 6500 employees and a turnover exceeding $450 million, Kipas Textiles has been on a mission to tackle waste and pollution through exclusive environmentally friendly methods and advanced recycling technologies. As a direct result of the Kipas Innocence program, Kipas is committed in socially and environmentally responsible aspects thus making positive impacts in the fashion industry and beyond. 60% of production is made with sustainable resources with a goal to reach 100% by 2025.
Säntis Textiles is a Swiss, family-owned and run textile company headquartered in Singapore. Launched in 2005, Säntis Textiles specialises in material, fiber, yarns and fabric development and sourcing for the global market in garment and technical textiles. In 2010, Säntis Textiles developed spinnable 100% recycled polyester yarns for sun protection fabrics and home furnishing fabrics.
In 2016, Säntis Textiles were the first to develop 100% recycled cotton OE yarns, designed with the forward-thinking customer in mind.
Since 1904, Sanko Textile has been a pioneer of sustainability. Today, we continue the tradition of cutting-edge innovation. Sanko offers unmatched levels of agility, digitization, end-to-end tracking, scalability, speed, quality, customization, integration, and reliability in the industry. We produce sustainable textiles for the future, and we help our customers navigate the digital economy.
Sanko focuses its product innovation on the changing needs of our clients. We partner closely with our customers, engaging world-class experts to continuously monitor fashion and market trends in anticipation of client needs. With 117 years of responsible business practices, Sanko Textile has grown as the cornerstone of Sanko Holding, one of the strongest corporations in Turkey. As a heritage company, we have a great responsibility and opportunity to ensure we benefit our people and our planet.
Sanko has been a family-owned business for 5 generations. Families care about their members, their friends, their neighbors, our community, and nature. So Sanko treats our employees, suppliers, clients, farmers, community, and nature itself as if we were all one big family. We prioritize environmentally friendly products and processes where our precious resources remain in closed loops without losing quality through recycling or downcycling.
We develop products suitable for a modern sustainable future which help both our families and nature thrive. Sanko produces an extensive variety of advanced natural fiber and blended threads, yarn, knits and finishing processes for the sectors Underwear, Loungewear, Baby & Kidswear, Casualwear and Athleisure.
We produce stretch and non-stretch knits, simple and double knits, ribbing, interlocks, and piqués, as well as polar fleece, terry cloth, and velours; in organic cotton, supima cotton, blends, modal and micro modal, viscose, tencel, silk, and more. We have committed ourselves to building a better textile industry for our planet. Sanko Textile is dedicated to the Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Innovation, a Trustworthy Supply Chain, and Philanthropy.
Sanko cares for its people; we are a big family. As many as three generations from the same family are now proudly working at Sanko Textiles. We continuously invest in new machinery, digitization and modernization of our existing facilities. Our up-to-date manufacturing technologies enable us to reduce our environmental footprint, increase our production quality and versatility, and integrate into the digital manufacturing economy.
Launched in 2020, the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol was designed to set a new standard in sustainable cotton production where full transparency is a reality and continuous improvement to reduce our environmental footprint is the central goal.
Aligned with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, it is the only system that provides quantifiable, verifiable goals and measurement and drives continuous improvement in six key sustainability metrics - land use, soil carbon, water management, soil loss, greenhouse gas emissions, and energy efficiency. It is also the world’s first sustainable cotton fiber to offer article-level supply chain transparency to all members.
The program’s core values focus on U.S. cotton’s legacy of authenticity, innovation and excellence, environmental stewardship, caring of people, and personal and corporate integrity, as well as a Theory of Change that is grounded in science-based measurement and feedback.
To deliver maximum value, the Trust Protocol offers unrivaled transparency and visibility of cotton throughout the supply chain, backed by an unparalleled level of independently verified data from our grower members.
USB Certification has been auditing the conformity in accordance with the national and international standards and doing the certification for those standards for more than 20 years.Our fundamental philosophy is to make our customers feel that we are a business partner which adds value to their processes and to improve our service mentality with a view of continuous improvement.
As USB Certification, we aim to increase the competitiveness of our customers and make it sustainable with our national and international accreditations, authorities, representatives, solution partners, experts and experienced professional staff.
While reaching our vision of sustainable growth with our globalization strategy, operational efficiency and strong infrastructure; we contribute to development of the organizations which are certified by us with our independent and impartial audit approach and value added services.
Birla Cellulose, the Pulp and Fibre business of Aditya Birla Group (ABG), is a leading sustainability focused man-made cellulosic fibre producer. Its nature based fibres come from natural renewable sources from responsibly managed forestry. Grasim Industries Limited, a flagship company of ABG, ranks amongst the top publicly listed companies in India and operates Indian facilities of Birla Cellulose. Birla Cellulose operates 12 pulp and fibre sites globally that apply closed-loop processes and environmentally efficient technologies that recycle raw materials and conserve natural resources It’s five global advanced research centers are equipped with state of the art facilities and pilot plants. It’s new generation innovative products like Livaeco by Birla Cellulose, Liva Reviva, Birla Excel and Birla Spunshades are designed with superior sustainable credentials. With an aim to create bigger and broader impact, Birla Cellulose collaborates actively with its value chain partners and works closely with organizations like, Canopy Planet, Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), Changing Markets Foundation, Textile Exchange, WBSCD, Fashion for Good amongst others to continually learn and apply the best practices within its global operations and across its value chain.
Founded in 1957 in a small warehouse in Toronto, Canada, Canada Goose is a lifestyle brand and a leading manufacturer of performance luxury apparel. Every collection is informed by the rugged demands of the Arctic, ensuring a legacy of functionality is embedded in every product from parkas and rainwear to apparel and accessories. Canada Goose is inspired by relentless innovation and uncompromised craftsmanship, recognized as a leader for its Made in Canada commitment. In 2020, Canada Goose announced HUMANATURE, its purpose platform that unites its sustainability and values-based initiatives, reinforcing its commitment to keep the planet cold and the people on it warm. Canada Goose also owns Baffin, a Canadian designer and manufacturer of performance outdoor and industrial footwear. Visit www.canadagoose.com for more information.
Customers find their one-stop solutions to environmental, chemical, social and compliance sustainability-centred trainings, environmental, chemical, and social compliance audits and assessments, management system certification, circular economy, supply chain management certifications, product certification etc. under the umbrella of services available at GSCS International Ltd. that aim at continual improvement focused on achievement and promotion of Sustainable Development Goals.
GSCS is an ISO 17065 accredited Textile Exchange standards and GOTS certification body, APSCA member firm, ZDHC Academy Accredited Trainer Body, an SLCP Verifier & Training Body, a Higg Verifier & Training Body, and a Sedex Affiliate Assessment Company, an ISO 17021 certified management system certification auditing company. GSCS has operations in 20 countries over four continents, including Bangladesh, the United Arab Emirates, India, Myanmar, Vietnam, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Morocco, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Korea, Cambodia, Thailand, and South Africa.
Higg is a sustainability insights platform for consumer good businesses - delivering software and services for measuring, managing, and sharing supply chain performance data. From materials to products, from facilities to stores, from emissions to working conditions, Higg unlocks a complete view of a business's social and environmental impact. Launched in 2019 as a public-benefit corporation, Higg is trusted by global brands, retailers, and manufacturers to provide the single source of ESG intelligence they need to accelerate business and industry transformation.
IndiDye Natural Color Company is a provider of high-performance natural dyes and dyeing services. IndiDye® products include ultrasonic fiber dyeing for mélange yarns, wool top dyeing, rope dyeing of denim yarns using IndiDye® Natural Indigo and piece and garment dyeing of nylon. IndiDye® products are certified according to the Plant Dyes Standard offering GOTS approved dyes that meet ZDHC Level 3 requirements.
InResST® is a low-carbon, environmentally friendly company that focuses on the feasibility research, development, production and promotion of ocean plastics used in textiles. InResST® recycled nylon staple fiber products are using derived from ghost fishing nets, generated by deep-sea fishery activities. Then produced by a Low-carbon factory. Its performance is very similar to virgin nylon and can be directly applied to all types of yarns and fabrics. We hope to cooperate with environmentally-conscious brands and manufacturers to develop, innovate, and work together to protect the environment as well as the ocean.
InResST® goal is :
To raise public awareness of Marine ecological pollution from plastic waste in our oceans.
To recycle raw materials in order to create a circular economy and solve the industrial closed loop.
To evolve our methods to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, to reduce energy, to save on water used in processing and promote the recycling feasibility.
To save Marine animals such as turtles, sharks and dolphins and enhance biodiversity until healthy Marine ecosystems are restored.
To encourage fishery participants to join this circular economy and help local fishermen and women to earn extra income.
InResST aim to collect detrimental post consume fishing nets from deep sea to bring back to the land in order to reduce pollution to Marine life to save our so essential oceans.
InResST is engaging in value enhancement of recycled marine plastics. We have moved the application market of Marine plastic and nylon fishing nets thread from the traditional industry to the textile industry to improving its added value.
InResST is the only company in China that have passed the GRS certification and applied the slicing by 100% recycled post-consumer nylon fishing nets to the textile industry.
InResST is the only company in China mainland who proceed to mechanically extraction process rather than chemical to recycle nylon to reduce the secondary impact of chemical extraction process on the environment.
Lenzing's vision is to bring the beauty of nature into textiles. Fibers for fashion, home textiles, sports and outdoor wear and protective wear. TENCEL™ Lyocell is a wood-based and biodegradable fiber made with highly resource efficient closed-loop technology. TENCEL™ Lyocell is a net-benefit product, offering positive benefits to environment, society and value chain partners and as such a preferable alternative to resource-intensive fibers with higher environmental impact.
TENCEL™ branded fibers are our traceable, multi-talented fibers for textiles. They are as versatile as life and produced in qualities from super-smooth to extra-strong. Celebrating our 30th year of production in 2022!
With the inspiration to make sustainable textiles accessible to all, Eastman Naia™ cellulosic fibers and yarns are responsibly sourced, biobased options that enable mills, brands, and designers to create splendid, eco-friendly fashions and home décor.
Naia™ from Eastman is a sustainable fiber brand that inspires creativity while enabling a significantly lower impact on our planet’s precious resources. As consumers continue to demand eco-conscious choices, Naia™ fibers offer a sustainable choice—from origin to end of life.
Ideal for womenswear and home textiles, Naia™ is produced from sustainably sourced wood pulp harvested from responsibly managed forests. It is manufactured in an OEKO-TEX™ certified, closed-loop process with a low tree-to-fiber carbon and water footprint, and is TÜV AUSTRIA certified biodegradable and compostable.
Naia™, whether as filament yarn or staple fiber, delivers benefits for brands looking to differentiate their next collection—including inherent softness, supreme comfort, ease of care, with reduced pilling and quick-drying features.
Our Naia™ Renew fibers add yet another level of sustainability. With Naia™ Renew, recycled waste material is diverted from landfills and incinerators, broken down to its basic building blocks via Eastman’s patented molecular recycling technology, and used to produce cellulosic fibers with a measurably reduced carbon footprint. Molecularly the same as Naia™ legacy products, Naia™ Renew offers the same quality fiber without compromise on comfort, quality, or style.
At Eastman, we believe collaboration is key to delivering solutions that truly make a difference. Together, we can make sustainable textiles accessible to all.
At Neo-Concept, we care about our customers and nature. We deliver the promised quality. We use natural ply materials, renewable, and environmentally-friendly fiber. Our designers and technicians care about fashion, but they also care about the texture of materials, innovation, and the feel of the fashion on the customer's body. Also, we deliver the art of green living.
As we continue to explore new horizons and expand our portfolio, we stay rigorously focused on playing our strengths to the fullest. That has enabled us to develop innovative solutions for green growth, addressing global, worldwide challenges: entire ecosystem and well-being, carbon emission, pollution, scarcity of resources, industrial waste, a growing population, knowledge and education, fair opportunities, and healthy economy cycling.
Textiles deserve better than the trash. But recycling it has proven easier said than done. In fact, more than a million tonnes of textile turn to waste every year. At OnceMore we aim to change that. We enable a circular textile system by making collaborations happen throughout the value chain – moving used fabric through a circle of returning, reviving and reducing. After collecting used textiles from suppliers, we revive the fiber, combining it with renewable wood cellulose from Södra’s responsibly run forests. The end result is a OnceMore textile raw material that enable producers to create products that are either recyclable or biodegradable – closing the loop and reducing waste.
PEFC is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management worldwide. Created by small- and family forest owners in 1999, PEFC has grown to become the world’s largest forest certification system.
The PEFC sustainable forest management standard provides assurance that forests are managed in line with strict international requirements, allowing trees to regrow and helping to maintain biodiversity and the balance of the ecosystem. Forest owners are also required to support the socio-economic development of forest communities.
And to enable responsible sourcing, there is the PEFC Chain of Custody certification. It helps suppliers to track forest-based products from their origin to the final product, monitoring each step of the supply chain. By sourcing PEFC-certified materials for the MMCFs, natural rubber, paper packaging or wooden store fitting, brands and retailers support forests and forest communities around the world and contribute to the regeneration of forest ecosystems.
Recover™ is a leading materials science company and global producer of low-impact, high-quality recycled cotton fiber and cotton fiber blends. Its premium, environmentally friendly, cost-competitive products are created in partnership with the supply chain for global retailers and brands, offering a sustainable solution to close the loop on fashion. As a fourth-generation, family-owned company with a 70-year history in the textile industry, Recover is on a mission to scale its proprietary technology to make a lasting positive impact on the environment and partner with brands/retailers and other change makers to meet the industry’s sustainability targets.
Target is a general merchandise retailer headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where our first store opened in 1962. We are one of the largest U.S. retailers, employing more than 400,000 team members. For decades, Target has leveraged its size and scale to benefit both people and the planet. Target Forward, our enterprise-wide sustainability strategy, continues that work with a vision to co-create an equitable and regenerative future with our guests, partners and communities.
We are a Japanese trading firm and have been engaged in the textile business for about one century. From natural fibers to synthetic fibers, our mission has been to create and maintain the essential supply chain functions for every partner. Through our effort to upgrade the apparel industry, our goal is now to rebuild our linear supply chain into a circular model. As a facilitator of the future circular economy, Toyota Tsusho is finding the best partners to collaborate with.
Usha Yarns was incorporated in year 1995 to manufacture recycled cotton rich yarns. Our aim is to make the textile supply chain circular by recycling textile waste into the finest yarn for fashion brands. We recycle post and pre-consumer textile waste generated from garment mills and consumers. Usha Yarns is certified by GRS for 100% recycled contents.
Our value proposition lies in offering :- Traceability, Bigger lot sizes, A wide color range, Chemical & Social compliance, Color consistency and Blend consistency across our portfolio of yarns made from 100 percent recycled materials. Our products have found wide acceptance from several large garment retail brands.
Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei, is a one-of-a-kind, matchless and original new generation material made from the smart-tech transformation of cotton linter pre-consumer material, converted through a traceable and transparent closed loop process. Bemberg™ has the RCS100, Oeko-Tex Standard 100 and ISO 14001 certifications. Today an INNOVHUB report confirms that Bemberg™ filaments disintegrate at 100% and that Bemberg™’s very low concentration of hazardous substances complies with the limits specified by the UNI EN 13432. It is a unique and contemporary innovation designed for beautiful fashion every day.
Bemberg™ is cool and sensual with a unique, supple drape. It is antistatic and breathable while its soft versatility makes it perfect for The Modern Wardrobe fashions, athleisure and everyday casual wear. Bemberg™ is the brand name of the regenerated cellulose fiber cupro, produced only by Asahi Kasei.
Debrand's mission is to help world-class apparel brands elevate their sustainability strategy by extracting as much value as possible from our planet’s finite resources.
Debrand specializes in reverse logistics for the apparel industry. In order to process the high volume of clothing that comes to Debrand, and offer resale and donation services to our clients, we rely on hands-on manual sortation and digital allocation.
Our Purpose is to identify responsible solutions for the textile waste produced by the fashion industry, and work with brands to educate and incorporate circular practices into their existing business model.
The Compass Allocation Engine optimizes our ability to offer reverse logistics solutions by digitally sorting items to their highest-value channel. For our clients, this means increased efficiency, sustainability potential, and savings.
ESTS is short for "Extensive Standard Technical Services Co., Ltd". ESTS is a global 3rd party certification body & 2nd party audit firm for various schemes with a global network covering Asia, Europe and North America. ESTS focusing on the fields of social compliance, environmental protection, green and low carbon, sustainability, food safety and quality system etc. with outstanding reputation on integrity and services.
"TO FACILITATE TRUST & VALUE IN SUPPLY CHAIN RELATIONSHIPS." is the mission of ESTS and our vision are:
1. To set up incentive driven mechanism for integrity compliance;
2. To be an outstanding, reliable & excellent certification body and audit firm;
3. To be a company where all employees are encouraged to be active team members.
natific Ag is based in Aesch, Switzerland and provides systems and services to stream-line production processes, cloud-based color management, and simplified color execution. With the introduction of our Bomler platform we proudly announce we have the systems to make product supply chains transparent and to accurately determine the environmental impact for each component, process, and shipment in a products manufacturing. Our nIGMA tool is now available for manufacturers to calculate the Eco Balance of each textile article or component they produce. Manufacturers use their specific energy and water inputs to determine realistic impact numbers. Consumer facing summaries are also available to help meet increasing legislative demands. Visit us in Denver. We would love to discuss how Bomler by natific could help meet your sustainability goals.
Armstrong Spinning Mills Pvt Ltd, a textile conglomerate of Armstrong Knitting Mills, was established in 1969 in Tirupur, South INDIA. Starting as a humble beginning, we have now grown and stand tall as the pioneer in sustainable textiles and business by catering to the International market. By using our products the brands can achieve their higher level of sustainability goals.
We are a Vertical setup company - From Farm to Fashion! For the past 5 decades, we have manufactured quality apparel for many of the world’s leading brands, where the entire process, from sourcing quality cotton to making quality apparel, is done by us!
Armstrong’s sustainable policy follows an Environmentally conscious manufacturing process at all levels. Armstrong adopts a green policy by using the latest technology, machinery, and infrastructure where natural resources like air, water, and soil are protected.
Armstrong Group is a Net-Zero Carbon Emission - Vertical Setup Textile Factory in India with sustainable renewable energy and well-experienced & qualified staff to produce quality apparel.
CottonConnect is an enterprise with a social mission to Re-imagine the future for supply chains. We work with brands and retailers to increase the sustainability of their cotton supply and deliver business benefits. We provide sustainable agriculture training for smallholder cotton farmers, resulting in improved livelihoods for workers and their communities.
CottonConnect was created in 2009 out of a unique collaboration between C&A and Textile Exchange (formerly Organic Exchange). Since 2009, we have worked with over 560,000 farmers contributing to a wider benefit for people in cotton farming communities.
Our programmes, including the REEL Cotton programme, Farmer Business School, and Women in Cotton, have achieved proven results in reducing environmental impact and improving farmer livelihoods.
Egedeniz is a textile company based in Izmir, Turkey that focuses on sustainable textile production. Egedeniz Textile is founded in 1993 and it is a part of Kadioglu Group of Companies whose main line of business is agricultural products. As Egedeniz, we work vertically and get involved in every step of the supply chain starting from growing our own cotton and hemp locally, to yarn, to fabric, and to garments and non-garment textiles. In the early years, we have just focused on knitted fabrics made from organic cotton. Since then, we have added recycled polyester, recycled cotton, Lenzing® Tencel™, modal, hemp, linen, organic wool, and other sustainable materials to our product line.
Currently, we have trade partners from various countries including Germany, Sweden, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Canada, the USA, Australia, Japan, and South Korea. This variety widens our business horizon and helps us adjust to expectations from different cultures.
In addition to our business operation, we also take pride in participating in and initiating environmental projects such as planting 1,000 trees annually since 2009, using solar panels on our roof in order to obtain 50% of our energy in our headquarters, and having recycling material collection units as a part of or waste management system. Our social practices include having a refugee program (currently 3 employed), employing members of the LGBT community, offering additional living wage through the supply chain (together with brands we work with), sponsoring seminars that promote organic, sustainable, and GMO-free life, sponsoring local cultural events, collaborating with non-governmental organizations, and organizing projects for second-hand clothes collection and donation. Currently, we’re working on a carbon-neutral/carbon minus project.
ICEA, the Institute for Ethical and Environmental Certification, is a non-profit consortium that consists of institutions, associations, companies and civil society organizations. ICEA verifies and certifies several thousand companies that respect people and the environment, protecting the dignity of workers and the rights of consumers.
The ICEA certification is built on an everlasting respect for the environment and the collective responsibility to protect it for our future generations. It's with this objective in mind that ICEA established itself as an "Institute": a meeting point for different topics designed and built to offer qualified control and certification services in the field of regulated and voluntary ethical and environmental standards, in line with the principles of Neutrality, Independence and Impartiality.
The institutional aim of ICEA is in the first place to create value for clients and other subjects of the certification system, in accordance with the principles of social and environmental responsibility, in a continuous strive for the improvement of the behavior.
Naturepedic was founded in 2003 after Barry A. Cik researched crib mattresses for his first grandchild and could not find a single option that was made without questionable chemicals, potential allergens, or hazardous flame retardants. As a Board Certified Environmental Engineer with a longstanding record of advocacy for safer products, Barry co-founded Naturepedic with his sons Jeff and Jason to offer parents a better mattress for their babies.
Since its founding, Naturepedic has grown to offer certified organic mattresses and accessories for the whole family, selling internationally in hundreds of retail locations from brand name stores and boutique shops to Naturepedic’s own Organic Mattress Galleries in particular.
Healthy sleep is essential to a healthy lifestyle, and Naturepedic is proud to offer the highest quality mattresses for your best night’s sleep, handmade by Amish craftspeople in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
Clothing for Positive Change. We inspire you to chase adventure, thrive, and stay active in your unique way. We strive to responsibly outfit those adventures with respect for the planet and its people. We commit to education and exploration in the name of progress so we can all create Clothing for Positive Change. Whether you’re commuting to work or wandering the globe, rest assured we’ve been there and used those moments to design better and sustainably made product. Find out more at prana.com
Punarbhavaa Sustainable Products (PSP) is the world's first GRS certified cotton paper manufacturer. We collect fabric leftovers and convert them into paper in our factory through 0% chemical, sun-dried, renewable energy, low emission, zero waste manufacturing process. Our cotton papers are used to make hangtags, packaging products, promotional items, stationery, 100% cotton hangers, and more. In our vertically integrated manufacturing, we make sustainable packaging products, 100% cotton and polyester elastics, ropes and tapes, labels, and 100% recycled polybags. We supply our sustainable products globally.
Since our products are GRS, Oekotex, OCS, Sedex certified it can be claimed for GOTS certified products. We are world's first cotton paper manufacturer to have an LCA report for cotton paper. We are also Higg index certified.
The main reason for deforestation is the paper making process. In our 10-year journey we have converted 2,000 tons of apparel waste to paper, saving nearly 40,000 tress which are 20 years old and 40 feet high.
Let’s all work together to try to make our Mother Earth a better place to live for our future generations.
Retraced is the platform for traceability and sustainability compliance in fashion. Retraced addresses the high complexity and lack of transparency that hinders risk management and reporting. The platform helps companies by connecting all stakeholders in international supply chains on one network and ensures efficient data exchange, collaboration, and communication between parties. Retraced partners with renowned brands and retailers such as Desigual, Galeries Lafayette, Marc O’Polo, JOOP!, Strellson and windsor, as well as with global industry leaders such as Better Cotton, Oeko-Tex, Li & Fung, Artistic Milliners and Décor Global.
Shaniko Wool Company is the first farm group in the United States to provide humanely raised and harvested wool that is certified under the global Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). Their earliest members have been certified since 2017. In 2022, they added additional certification for their farm group to Nativa Precious Fiber. Shaniko Wool Company currently includes nine ranches grazing over 2 million acres of land in the American West, and generating more than 400,000 pounds of Merino wool annually.
Shaniko Wool was established to scale the economics involved with making RWS-certified US wool widely available to apparel brands in the United States and around the globe. In addition to best animal husbandry practices, the RWS certification provides full traceability of the wool and sets strict standards for worker welfare and land management and practices designed to ensure the continued sustainability of the land where sheep graze. Textile Exchange’s documented review of ranching practices by a reputable third-party certification body ensures confidence in the authenticity of RWS-certified wool products.
In early 2020, Shaniko launched its Carbon Initiative, a comprehensive research project to measure the ecosystem impacts of its ranching operations. This credible, verified data will influence future management and provide evidence of our regenerative practices.
Aii identifies, funds and measures proven quality solutions to accelerate positive impact in the apparel and footwear industry. Aii programs focus on areas that result in positive environmental impact from the production of apparel and footwear products to improve the industry. Our current strategic focus in climate action is helping the industry reach their Science Based Targets commitment.
Better Cotton is the world’s largest cotton sustainability program. Our mission: to help cotton communities survive and thrive, while protecting and restoring the environment. In challenging times, we are meeting the challenge head on. Through our network of field-level partners we have trained over 2.2 million farmers in 24 countries in more sustainable farming practices. One fifth of the world’s cotton is now grown under the Better Cotton Standard. We have united the industry’s stakeholders behind our efforts, and by 2030 our aim is to have trained 5 million farmers and doubled global production of Better Cotton.
The Biodiversity Consultancy are a team of biodiversity specialists, environmental data scientists, systems architects and sustainability practitioners working with business, civil society and government to create solutions to the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges.
For over 15 years we have been the pathfinders for those who want to do better for people and planet, laying a foundation for organizations that match purpose with practice to effectively manage biodiversity risk and find the opportunities for lasting, positive outcomes for the environment.
Fashion for Good is a global initiative to inspire change and drive the collective movement to make fashion a force for good. We work directly with the fashion industry to innovate towards solutions that are better for people and the planet, and empower behavior change through our sustainable fashion Museum.
The Fashion Pact is a global coalition of companies in the fashion and textile industry (ready-to-wear, sport, lifestyle and luxury) including their suppliers and distributors, all committed to a common core of key environmental goals in three areas: stopping global warming, restoring biodiversity and protecting the oceans. Launched as a mission given to Kering Chairman and CEO, François-Henri Pinault by French President, Emmanuel Macron, the Fashion Pact was presented to Heads of State at the G7 Summit in Biarritz. Since its inception in 2019 at the G7 Summit, The Fashion Pact, a CEO-led coalition, has grown from 32 to 75 CEO signatories leading businesses, across 200+ brands, stemming across multiple sectors and 17 countries, together representing a third of the fashion and textile industry.
The Sustainable Angle was founded as a not-for-profit in 2010 in Switzerland with a mission to initiate and support projects which contribute to environmentally and socially positive practices in the fashion industry. We are the creators of the Future Fabrics Expo, established in the UK, currently the largest dedicated sustainable materials showcase. The Expo represents a consolidation of our experience in materials research for the fashion industry, identifying, showcasing and communicating the positive benefits of a diverse range of globally sourced, responsibly produced, low impact textiles, materials and innovations. The Future Fabrics Expo aims to inform, promote and connect designers and brands with suppliers whose products and practices contribute to positive impacts on nature and communities, by working with safe and renewable materials, sustainably and responsibly produced.
The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) is a research-led sustainable textiles NGO. TMC convene the global textiles sector through the Microfibre 2030 Commitment to limit fibre fragmentation and microfibre pollution.
The Responsible Business Coalition (RBC) is an applied research center and incubator for collective action among the leaders of modern business, focused on building the business case for sustainability to drive transformation. Housed at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business, the RBC serves as the home to the Fashion CEO & Liaison Community and the Fashion Conveners. The CEO community consists of 52 CEOs, representing over 275 brands and ~$400B in annual revenues. The RBC's mission is to bridge industry and academia with a focus on sustainability, to convene leaders of modern business, incubate collective action, and engage faculty and industry leaders to foster a values-based education.
Suppliers, Chemical Suppliers, and Solution Providers.
The Roadmap to Zero Programme, by ZDHC, leads the fashion industry to eliminate harmful chemicals from its global supply chain by building the foundation for more sustainable manufacturing to protect workers, consumers and our planet’s ecosystems.
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South Pole, recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Social Enterprise, has been at the forefront of decarbonization since 2006. With its global Climate Solutions platform, South Pole develops and implements comprehensive strategies that turn climate action into long-term business opportunities for companies, governments and organizations around the world.
South Pole is also a leading project developer, and has provided nearly 1,000 projects in over 50 countries with climate finance to reduce over a gigaton of CO2 emissions, and to provide social benefits to less privileged communities who are particularly vulnerable to climate change.
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