the sustainable fashion brand


4sustainability® is the Process Factory brand that certifies the adoption by fashion and luxury companies of the sustainability roadmap. The granting and maintaining of the brand is conditional to the implementation of one or more coherent initiatives, as well as to the compliance with strict requirements that are continuously monitored.
Each 4sustainability® initiative has one ore more United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as its foundation and purpose.

the distinguishing factors


  • an integrated guarantee system, compliant with the major international initiatives and certifications for the sustainability of fashion industry
  • a sole certification instead of many
  • a method for carrying out concrete projects
  • for brands, certain evidence of the supply chain sustainability
  • for the supply chain, a reliable communication tool

the 4sustainability roadmap


Adhesion to the 4sustainability® roadmap takes the form of one or more initiatives to be implemented through the project – constructed on the foundation of a standard protocol, IT tool and dedicated guidelines – and all-encompassing training activities that precede and/or follow completion of the project.

MATERIALS en

Materials

conversion to the use of lower impact materials for sustainable production

CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT en

Chemical Management

elimination of toxic and harmful chemicals from production cycles

TRACE en

Trace

process traceability and supply chain monitoring

PEOPLE en

People

growth of organizational well-being

PLANET en

Planet

conscious use of resources to reduce environmental impact

RECYCLE en

Recycle

development of reuse, recycling and sustainable design practices