Zegna BaruffaLane BorgosesiaID Nr. 4S-100277e-report version 2.0

Marchio 4sustainability con pay off

Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia has established itself over the years as a leading 100% Italian company for the production of high quality natural yarns for knitwear. The vertically integrated company with an important production capacity of high-end yarns produces precious carded and combed yarns, classic and fancy, natural and mixed noble fibers for knitting and weaving. Since 1850 all yarns are created with precious raw materials such as extrafine wool, silk, cashmere and using the most advanced technologies. Quality is a central concept for the company covering all the aspects: throughout the production process the Company takes advantage of the skills inherited in decades of experience in the sector and craftsmanship. Today like yesterday, the Company shows a total commitment to production transparency and 360-degree corporate sustainability having published, in the 3 last years, three GRI standard certified Sustainability Reports. Moreover from 2019 the entire production process applies the Chemical Management 4sustainability® protocol for eliminating toxic and harmful substances through the ZDHC MRSL.

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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.

elimination of toxic and harmful chemicals from production cycles in line with the ZDHC MRSL

this initiative contributes to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals

REPORT ABSTRACT

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

the implementation level certifies the status and evolution of the initiative based on 4sustainability KPIs framework

82%

protocol requirements application percentage

VERIFICATION PROTOCOL

Management System 93%
Raw Materials 87%
Supply Management 82%
Chemical Products 70%
Production Progress 91%
Chemical Health & Safety 74%
Output Management 79%

PRODUCTION VOLUMECOVERED BY CHEMICAL INVENTORY

100%

percentage of internal and external production subject to chemical inventory assessment

CHEMICAL INVENTORY

chemical inventory compliance percentages per growing levels

WASTE WATER

MRSL parameters

waste water compliance percentages following tests that comply with the ZDHC Waste Water Guidelines

PRODUCTION VOLUMECOVERED BY WASTE WATER TEST

100%

percentage of internal and external production subject to waste water tests in line with the ZDHC Waste Water Guidelines