Lanificio dell'Olivo SpaID Nr. 4S-100113e-report version 3.0

Marchio 4sustainability con pay off

Our company has deep and strong roots into the heart of the textile district in Prato. We are a leader in the creation of fancy yarns for industrial knitwear and hand-knitting, with our own production entirely in Italy. Since our establishment in 1947, we have never stopped focusing on research and new technologies. Our know-how is built on experience, creativity and innovation, which translate into exclusive high quality products and services rigorously Made in Italy and in competitive advantages for our customersToday, we are a modern company, owned by a first-rate investment fund and managed by experienced management with an international vision of the market. Our young, cohesive and professional team collaborates with customers in a continuous exchange of ideas. For this reason also, we are proud to work alongside the most prestigious international fashion brands. We incessantly apply the concept of sustainability to the environment, the workforce and consumer health as well as animal welfare, creating products that meet high quality and safety standards, reducing waste and consumption and enhancing reuse and circularity. 

 

www.lanificiodellolivo.com

4SUSTAINABILITY® COMMITMENT

Growth and sustainability are the factors for which we want to stand out, founding our strategy on the belief that ethical approach should characterize our business model. We firmly believe there cannot be a long-term economic development without a social and environmental development.
Inspired to and aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations in the 2030 Agenda (SDGs), we’re committed to contributing to the generation of global positive change, assuming a clear environmental and social responsibility.
We do it concretely by joining the 4sustainability® roadmap, making the values and action programs it embodies our own, committing ourselves to starting a virtuous change journey in our business model, through one or more initiatives that we tell in this e-report.

conversion to the use of lower impact materials for sustainable production

this initiative contributes to the following main UN Sustainable Development Goals

DATA REFERENCE PERIOD

from 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023

LAST ISSUE DATE

18/03/2024

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

the implementation level is defined after the assurance process following the achievement of the protocol’s minimum requirements and is reviewed annually

The company has mapped and assessed the raw materials used to manufacture its products and identified more sustainable alternatives protected by patent or otherwise attested, certified or validated as set out in the 4s Materials Library. The main certifications are displayed below.
The report highlights the purchases share calculated in volume, as well as the sustainable items share sold in the current year with recognized and verified positive sustainability attributes.

fsc-lanificio-dell'olivo-4sustainability
grs-lanificio-dell'olivo-4sustainability
RMS Lanificio dell'olivo-4sustainability
RWS-Laificio-dell'olivo-4sustainability
RAS-lanificio-olivo-4sustainability
gots-olivo-4sustainability
nativa-olivo-4sustainability

61%

percentage of preferred materials sourced

INPUT

The input percentage indicates the proportion of raw materials with recognized sustainability attributes. The calculation is performed by mapping the purchases made during the year and highlighting the share-volume of the sustainable ones based on the positive attributes as defined in the 4s Materials Library.

BREAKDOWN OF PREFERRED MATERIALS BY TYPE OF FIBRE

Protein fibres 45%
Natural cellulose fibres 23%
Artificial cellulose fibres 20%
Synthetic fibres 12%

90%

Percentage of traceability knowledge information about raw material

KNOWLEDGE OF TRACEABILITY INFORMATION ABOUT RAW MATERIALS

The percentage represents the extent of information on raw material, including origin country, recycling method (for recycled fibers), and sector. It’s calculated by comparing the volume of raw materials with complete information to the total purchased volume.

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

The sustainable packaging indicates the amount of primary or secondary packaging material for which the producer employed techniques and input factors that lead to an improvement in environmental performance.

76%

percentage of incoming sustainable packaging

100%

Percentage of processes included in certified production

INPUT

The input percentage indicates the processes included (and therefore usable) in the certified productions compared to the total processes that the company carries out internally. It is the detail of the processes listed in their Scope Certificate.

63%

the percentage indicates the detail of the kg or meters processed internally by the company compared to the total internal production

elimination of toxic and harmful chemicals from production cycles in line with the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme

this initiative contributes to the following main UN Sustainable Development Goals

LAST REPORT ABSTRACT

download the report abstract with the main KPIs collected during the last on site assurance performed; if present, the abstract also includes the ZDHC Foundational or Progressive Level Certificate

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

the implementation level is defined after the assurance process following the achievement of the protocol’s minimum requirements and is reviewed annually

The company has adopted the ZDHC MRSL for eliminating toxic and harmful chemicals from its processes and the 4S PRSL for raw material control. It has also implemented all the ZDHC CMS TIG requirements on internal and external processes.

CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SCORE

87%

the percentage indicates the overall level reached through the implementation of 4s CHEM protocol requirements

ASSURANCE PROTOCOL

Management System 100%
Material Risk Management 96%
Supply Chain Assessment 88%
Process Management 78%
Output Management 58%

PRODUCTION VOLUMECOVERED BY MONITORED CHEMICAL INVENTORIES

93%

percentage of internal and external production volumes monitored through chemical inventory assessments

EXTERNAL CHEMICAL INVENTORY EVALUATION

chemical inventory compliance percentages per growing levels

WASTEWATER TESTING

ZDHC MRSL parameters following ZDHC Waste Waters Guidelines

wastewater compliance percentage; when in presence of “doesn’t meet requirements” slice, a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) has been performed and uploaded in ZDHC Gateway Waste Waters Module

PRODUCTION VOLUMECOVERED BY WASTEWATER TESTING

53%

percentage of internal and external production volumes whose wastewater has been tested following ZDHC Waste Waters Guidelines

process traceability and supply chain monitoring

this initiative contributes to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals

REFERENCE PERIOD

from 01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022

LAST ISSUE DATE

23/03/2023

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

the implementation level is defined after the assurance process following the achievement of the protocol’s minimum requirements and is reviewed annually

The company has implemented a track & trace management system. If there are outsourced processes and raw materials purchases, the company has also involved its suppliers on sustainability performances data collection, implementing a rating system to push them towards continuous improvement.

ENGAGEMENTBY CATEGORY OF SUPPLIERS

SUPPLIERS INVOLVEDon chemical management issue

94%

percentage of suppliers involved in the implementation process on the total number of mapped suppliers

RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERSASSESSED

93%

percentage of suppliers whose data have been collected

RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERS' RATING

PROCESS SUPPLIERS' RATING

PROCESS SUPPLIERSASSESSED

100%

percentage of suppliers whose data have been collected

growth of organizational well-being

this initiative contributes to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals

LAST REPORT ABSTRACT

ISSUE DATE 20/03/2023

download the report abstract with the main KPIs collected during the last on site assurance performed

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

the implementation level is defined after the assurance process following the achievement of the protocol’s minimum requirements and is reviewed annually

The company has verified social compliance to improve its performances and is working on culture, organization, services and environment to grow its stakeholder wellbeing.

verification date
14/03/2023

SOCIAL COMPLIANCE

The company complies with the key requirements and standards for protecting workers’ health, safety and rights in the workplace.

CORPORATE CULTURE

“Corporate culture” includes the beliefs, assumptions, values and ways of interacting that contribute to the social and psychological environment of an organization and that inspire people’s actions and behaviors.

57%

protocol requirements application percentage

51%

protocol requirements application percentage

BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

“Business organization” includes rules and processes through which a company carries out its functions and activities – a key lever to improve employees’ work-life balance and corporate well-being.

SERVICES & BENEFITS

“Services & Benefits” include possible initiatives aimed at taking care of and supporting workers: workplace services, human services and benefits to employees.

31%

protocol requirements application percentage

67%

protocol requirements application percentage

WORK ENVIRONMENT

“Work environment” includes initiatives aimed at promoting the wellbeing of workers through an improving quality of workspaces (appropriate workstations, welcoming and well-lit offices…) and the presence of relaxation areas.

conscious use of resources to reduce environmental impact

this initiative contributes to the following main UN Sustainable Development Goals

DATA REFERENCE PERIOD

from 01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022

LAST ISSUE DATE

21/03/2023

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

the implementation level is defined after the assurance process following the achievement of the protocol’s minimum requirements and is reviewed annually

The company has identified its main environmental impacts and implemented a calculation of its Water Footprint and/or Carbon Footprint and has started a roadmap for impact reduction on direct and indirect footprint.

MAIN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS

The main company impacts are calculated starting from the direct ones. The calculation is then extended to include indirect impacts according to their order of relevance.
Consumption here on the side refers to an annual production of 427.051 kg.

CONSUMPTION

1.362.598Kwh

ELECTRIC ENERGY

662.459Kwh

THERMAL ENERGY

3.856liters

WATER VALUE

CO2eq (CARBON DIOXIDE)

982.623KG

total emission (e.g. energy and water consumption, waste, fuels, packaging...)

ENERGY
SOURCES

28%

OTHER
SOURCES

72%

FROM
SUPPLY CHAIN

0%

DIRECT USE

100%

INDIRECT USE

0%

WATER

3.856L

total consumption