Fashion and environment: microplastics in our clothes poison even the Arctic Ocean. A decalogue to eliminate them from our wardrobe

35% of the 1.4 million billion microfibers present in the oceans comes from washing synthetic clothing, especially those of low quality. Is it possible to do one’s part to reduce the impact? The fact that even a remote and apparently pristine ecosystem such as the Arctic is invaded by microplastics is a clear sign of…

Sustainability Reporting

Making projects, measuring performance, communicating commitment. The Sustainability Report is the result of a process that companies carry out to highlight their economic, social and environmental performance to stakeholders. This definition and the broader ones by the European Court of Auditors or the Global Reporting Initiative, among others, emphasize precisely the term process, because the…

The point on traceability in fashion

There is no true sustainability without transparency, but you can’t get far without methodologies and support tools. The United Nations Global Compact defines traceability as the ability to identify and tell the story, distribution, location and application of products, components and materials to ensure the reliability of sustainability claims in the fields of human rights,…

Reset Fashion

The 2020 4sustainability® Event photographs the state of the art of the fashion sector showing the way to rebirth. Reset Fashion. A New Era: this is the title of the 8th Evento Annuale 4sustainability®, staged online on November 26 as a sign of vitality and confidence in the future, in spite of everything. Let’s be…

How to communicate sustainability

Sustainability has become a buzzword over the years. All the indicators tell us that the future belongs to companies authentically committed to sustainability meant in its three key-dimensions: environmental, social and economic-organizational. The critical point consists in that authenticity component we don’t always find in the communication of projects and initiatives “sold” as sustainable: one…