Lanificio Nova Fides SpaID Nr. 4S-100249e-report version 3.0

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Since 1967, Lanificio Nova Fides Spa (hereinafter referred to as “Nova Fides” or the “company”) has represented a company of great experience in the textile sector and particularly in the Prato district. It offers a wide range of fabrics and knitted fabrics for clothing.
The company manages and controls the entire production cycle of the fabric: starting from the selection of raw material, to the spinning, weaving, finishing process: to the spinning, weaving and finishing process: each phase is monitored and subject to product quality control by the company’s technicians. For production, Nova Fides also collaborates with qualified suppliers operating within the Italian textile districts, Prato in particular. Its approach is to offer innovative and immediate solutions to customers’ requests, but in recent years, it has shifted its attention to other aspects of strategic importance: the values of ethics and sustainability.

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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

KPIs and implementation Level will be available after the first assurance is carried out.

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

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

88%

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

ASSURANCE PROTOCOL

Management System 95%
Material Risk Management 100%
Supply Chain Assessment 71%
Process Management 94%
Output Management 80%

PRODUCTION VOLUMECOVERED BY MONITORED CHEMICAL INVENTORIES

99%

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

EXTERNAL CHEMICAL INVENTORY EVALUATION

chemical inventory compliance percentages by self-declarations and by escalating ZDHC 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

97%

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 01/06/2020 to 31/05/2021

LAST ISSUE DATE

17/12/2021

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

49%

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

RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERSASSESSED

45%

percentage of suppliers whose data have been collected

RAW MATERIAL SUPPLIERS' RATING

PROCESS SUPPLIERS' RATING

PROCESS SUPPLIERSASSESSED

88%

percentage of suppliers whose data have been collected