the sustainable fashion mark


4sustainability® is an innovative implementation framework and a registered mark assuring the sustainability performances of fashion & luxury supply chain. 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, each selected amongst the most relevant ones.

the distinguishing factors


  • a multidimensional implementation framework an registerd mark
  • a unique assurance framework compliant with the main international sustainability guidelines and standards
  • a collaboration ground where the supply chain development needs and the brand verification duty meet
  • a system with a digital platform on boad for smart data management
  • a reporting and benchmarking tool to track performances, deliver the supply chain towards excellence, communicate the truth to the market
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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

CYCLE en

Cycle

development of reuse, recycling and sustainable design practices

the digital report


With the release of the 4sustainability brand, each company will be entitled to its own web page accessible from the 4S COMPANIES section of this site. This page is conceived as a digital report which shows through selected KPIs, for each initiative implemented, the sustainability performance achieved and the possibility, where required, to download the complete abstract issued following first or subsequent evaluations.