WE THINK SUSTAINABLY


For more than fifty years we have put people, our territory
and the environment at the center of our work. Sustainability
is a concrete and shared choice for us that binds our whole
world with a virtuous thread.
An ever-evolving commitment
to help make a positive impact on the future.

WE ARE ALIGNED TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The 17 goals set by the UN for a more sustainable future are a universal call to action to defeat poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and social inclusion by 2030. Our history proves that we have ALWAYS BEEN INSPIRED BY THESE VALUES and we already chose the path to achieving all the Goals related to our sector that, TODAY MORE THAN EVER, are essential for everyone’s future.

MATERIALS

OUR YARNS CREATE
SUSTAINABLE STORIES

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100% of our GIZA COTTON is of EGYPTIAN origin and BCI certified

100% of our VISCOSE is FSC certified in RESPECT of the ENVIRONMENT

100% of our WOOLS are certified MULESING FREE

100% or our MOHAIR is MSA certified in respect of the ANIMALS’ HEALTH and WELL-BEING

Our yarns ARE MADE TO LAST OVER TIME because we select only precious fibers and HIGH QUALITY materials

We adopt in all our processes a LEAN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING system by which we maximise the activities that generate real value and reduce waste

20% of our production is organic GOTS certified and in the last 10 years this has INCREASED by 100%

RICYCLE

WE ARE PART
OF A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

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We have introduced GRS YARNS from PRE-CONSUMER RECYCLED FIBER with HIGH QUALITY CONTENT

All our PACKAGING is ECO-FRIENDLY, recycled and recyclable

We have ELIMINATED 100% of single use PLASTICS from our production cycle

Every year we RECYCLE 25 t of fiber waste, feeding new production cycles and ELIMINATING any PROCESSING WASTE

40 t, equal to 100% OF THE WASTE PRODUCED, are restored every year, through recycling facilities

CHEMISTRY

WE HAVE CHOOSEN
A SAFE CHEMISTRY

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In 2018 we joined 4SUSTAINABILITY – ZDHC, a program that goes beyond compliance of the current regulations and aims to ELIMINATE ALL THE HIGH POLLUTING MATERIALS, substituting dangerous chemicals and implementing SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS for the purification treatment of the waste water

We adhere to the stricter ecological standards set by STANDARD 100 BY OEKO-TEX that PROTECTS HUMAN HEALTH and the environment from the risks of chemicals

TRACEABILITY

THE GREEN TRACK
OF OUR PRODUCTION CHAIN

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WE GUARANTEE THE ORIGIN and provenance of our raw-materials

Our production cycle is TRANSPARENT and TRACEABLE

We are part of TEXTILEGENESIS program that creates radical transparency from fiber to retail and GUARANTEES THE AUTHENTICITY and PROVENANCE of sustainable textile products

IMPACT ON THE PLANET

WE ARE A ZERO IMPACT
CERTIFIED COMPANY

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We save MORE THAN 500 t OF CO2 per year for the planet and, together with our suppliers, we created a production chain that is powered EXCLUSIVELY by RENEWABLE ENERGIES

We REDUCED ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY 40% thanks to sustainable choices such as room insulation, the installation of the photovoltaic system, the use of innovative machinery, the adoption of LED lighting and the installation of inverters on all the product lines

We manage the WHOLE PRODUCTION CHAIN at KM 0, reducing the CO2 produced by the handling of the goods

WE OPTIMIZE THE PACKAGING to reduce the shipping volumes

PEOPLE

PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

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Among our peculiarities there’s THE ATTENTION TO OUR SURROUNDINGS AND TO THE COMMUNITY, of which boosts the economy

People are the ELEMENT THAT MAKE THE DIFFERENCE in quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the production processes

WE DEEPLY RESPECT our colleagues to whom we guarantee EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, sustainable working conditions, protection of HEALTH AND SAFETY in our buildings

FEMININE PRESENCE is 60% of the workforce

80% of our employees come from LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Our Labour TURNOVER RATE IS LESS THAN 1% as, on average, our collaborators remain with us for their entire working life

95% of our employment contracts are PERMANENT

We offer a MONTHLY AWARD for each employee since 1974.
To date, the value is equivalent to about one month’s salary

We are VERY ATTENTIVE TO THE TRAINING needs of its collaborators, promoting permanent training courses for employees and welcoming many apprentices, trainees and students in ALTERNATION BETWEEN SCHOOL AND WORK

In the past 5 years, MORE THAN 6.000 HOURS OF TRAINING have been done

We are part of the COMPANY WELFARE project “WE.CA.RE.”, offering a social security and tax assistance desk inside the company and support training for workers and families with the aim of improving the private and working life of employees

TODAY'S CHOICES WILL CHANGING THE FUTURE

FROM RENEWABLE FIBER LOW WATER CONSUMPTION LOW ENERGY CONSUMPTION NO SOIL EROSION CHEMICALS CONTROL RESPECT AND WELFARE FOR MAN NO GMO RESPECT AND ANIMAL WELFARE MADE OF WASTES TRACEABILITY
Cotton grown ethically, offering better working conditions and drastic reduction of pesticides and fertilizers and savings of up to 90% of water. Reasonable management of the use of chemicals for the cultivation of cotton Promote decent working conditions NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE Of the cotton production cycle
The most important standard for the sustainable production of clothing and textiles made with natural fibers from organic farming and breeding. Guarantees the use of non-toxic chemicals throughout the whole supply chain (fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, dyes, treatments) It is based on principles established by ILO (International Labour Organization) UN (United Nations) NOT APPLICABLE Of the entire supply chain
This ensures that viscose comes from responsibly managed forests, according to high environmental, social and economic standards. NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE
Assures the content of recycled materials of their products, the traceability throughout the entire production process and restrictions on the use of chemicals and compliance with environmental and social criteria in all of the production chain. NOT APPLICABLE Restrictions of the use of chemicals Respect social criteria relating to rights of workers NOT APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE
ZDHC – Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals
is a project that goes beyond compliance of the current regulations and aims to:

  • Develop a management system aimed at eliminating toxic and harmful chemicals from production cycles
  • Ensuring the traceability of processes and monitoring of the upstream supply chain
  • Promote the gradual replacement of raw materials with sustainable alternatives
  • Develop projects aimed at improving people’s well-being and social responsibility
  • Investing in order to reduce the environmental impact of our activities in terms of CO2, water, energy and waste
  • Develop recycling, circular economy and sustainable design projects, in order to incorporate sustainability right from the product development process

It subscribes and fulfils the standards: MRSL – RSL

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a control and certification system for all types of textile products that verifies the absence of harmful substances for all clothing and accessories in direct contact with the skin.
It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. The confidence in Textiles label on each product that follows the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 indicates that the manufacturer is qualified as environmentally friendly in both process and factories, as well as tested for the absence of harmful substances.
ZERO EMISSION
Certify that the company has zero CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions.
The company certified does not contribute to global climate warming.