WE THINK SUSTAINABLY

We believe in a sustainable and conscious fashion, promoting quality as a value. A circular fashion protecting, sparing and recycling resources. We are aware that fashion is one of the most pollutant sectors in the world and that is a price we don’t want to debit to Earth. Since 2003 we started to follow the path of quality, sustainable fashion meant to last over time. A road made of challenges that become goals, of responsible actions and destinations still to be reached.

WHERE FASHION IS GREEN

Current and future
quality

We promote a philosophy of high-quality and sustainable products intended to last in time. It’s the best way to reduce the environmental impact of our products. We make targeted choices on the origin of raw material, on production processes, on logistics and on other areas of our activity.

Zero Impact.
A result achieved

We are a zero-impact company and, together with our suppliers, we created a production chain mainly powered by sustainable energies.

We save on natural resources,
not on quality

We reduced our energy consumption by 40% and implemented sustainable practices to limit water use, hydric and atmospheric pollution, waste and habitat exploitation.

Our ethics
for the Planet

We protect biodiversity guaranteeing that all animal and plant-based raw materials come from legal and traceable sources in compliance with the international ethical and environmental standards.

The wisdom
of reuse

Our packaging is eco-friendly, recycled and recyclable. Every year we recycle 25 t of fiber waste, feeding new production cycles and eliminating any production waste.

OUR MATERIALS

WE HAVE A DEEP CONNECTION WITH NATURE

We are grateful to our planet for its resources and it is our responsibility to preserve them.
We carefully choose raw materials and suppliers that respect biodiversity, animal welfare and land.

CERTIFIED RAW-MATERIALS: A CONSCIOUS CHOICE

  • Zero hazardous chemicals
  • Greenhouse gas reduction
  • Water saving
  • Water pollution reduction
  • Lower territory exploitation
  • No GMO
  • Workers’ security and health
  • Animal respect and wellness

GOALS WE ACHIEVED


54%
of our ARTICLES
have sustainability
certifications


36%
of our COLLECTION
is GOTS certified


74%
of our PRODUCTION
has sustainability certifications

FUTURE GOALS

  • Extend the selection of certified yarns
  • Recycled man-made fibers
  • Develop recyclable yarns to give life to new products
  • Maintain a high Stock Service level
    on certified yarns

OUR CHEM

OURS IS A CONSCIOUS CHEMISTRY

We tackle the risk of toxic and harmful chemicals by monitoring 92% of high-risk external processes with controls aimed to gradually eliminate their presence.
Since 2018 we have been a member of 4sustainability®, adopting the CHEM protocol in alignment with the ZDHC methodology. In 2022 we have achieved the CHEM Excellence implementation level.

OUR CONTROLS PROTECT YOUR HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT


83%
Waste-water tested according to ZDHC parameters


87%
Controlled chemical management of our yarns


92%
of our suppliers using chemicals products
that
are mapped and controlled according to MRSL – ZDHC standard

OUR QUALITY IS YOUR SAFETY

All our yarns comply ISO – REACH – GB – JIS standards

All our yarns are OEKO-TEX certified, eco-friendly and safe both in processes and materials, tested to guarantee product safety

OUR TRACE

THE GREEN FOOTPRINT OF OUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Those who wear Sesia Manifatture 1963 yarns can discover their history and retrace the journey they have undertaken. Each stage of production is transparent, from fiber selection to the whole production process. This is how we guarantee the authenticity of our yarns and we add value to the Made in Italy production.

RAW MATERIALS SPEAKING DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

YARNS SPEAKING ITALIAN

Designed, developed and produced completely in Italy
Production chain at 0 KM

OUR SUPPLY CHAIN RUNS ON THE EDGE OF SUSTAINABILITY

Transparent and traceable processes through careful and scrupulous checks of the entire supply chain
Guaranteed authenticity and origin of the fibers
Suppliers assessed for raw materials and production process
Partners that have been cooperating with us for a long time and share our ethical code

OUR PEOPLE

TOGETHER TO ACHIEVE GREAT RESULTS

The people of Sesia Manifatture 1963 are our most precious resource, to be protected and enhanced. Their well-being is a priority for us.
For this reason, we add value to their talent and promote training, guaranteeing safety and inclusion.

PEOPLE AT THE CORE OF A SUSTAINABLE GROWTH


Company
welfare

Performance bonus


80%
Employees from local communities


60%
Women


95%
Full-time


78%
Work space quality
Reached through initiatives aimed to promote workers wellness

Constant and continuous training
to improve skills, to consolidate best practice
and to keep high quality standards

Certified social compliance
for health, safety and labor rights

OUR PLANET

OUR SUSTAINABLE FOOTPRINT

We are committed to reducing our environmental impact through a sustainable product philosophy that involve all our activities.
We save more than 500 t of CO2 per year and our supply chain is powered exclusively by renewable energies.
We protect the bio-diversity through careful controls on raw materials and through the exclusive use of eco-friendly packaging.

WHAT WE DO TODAY FOR THE PLANET


-500t
di C02 per year

Reduced
Water
consumption

Lower
Waste
production

Less
Natural
resources wastage


-40%
Energy saving thanks to:
– Room insulation
– Hi-technology machinery
– LED lighting
– Inverter applied to our production lines


– Environmental awareness
– Safe materials used in the production cycle
– Recycle of production waste
– Several checks of production cycle
– Sustainable logistics
– Eco-design
– Use of recycled materials
– Significant use of natural fibers


We are constantly committed developing high quality yarns:
– Quality to last over time
– Quality to reduce waste from raw-material to final customer

OUR FIRST GOALS