Sustainability Rating

Sustainability rating

Rated: 4 out of 6

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Company Sustainability

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Company Info

Brand Name R4 Clothing
Company size Start up
Category evaluated Ready to wear
Category Ready to wear
Established in: 2021
Website https://www.r4clothing.com/
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/r4.clothing/?hl=en
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/r4.clothing/
Next Sustainable Goals

Recognized by the United Nations as a project to accelerate the implementation of sustainable actions in the fashion industry, Sustainable Brand Platform has committed to tracking future goals pursued by brand.

5
Total goals
31/3/22
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
5
Goals to achieve
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Main Goal pursued based on SDGs

ENVIRONMENT
quality education
innovation and infrastructure
sustainable cities and communities
responsible consumption
climate action
life below water
life on land
partnership for the goals

Sustainability info

Sustainability is the core of R4 and it is implemented throughout the whole life cycle of the brand's garments.

From the fabrics, to the packaging, marketing material, end-of-life and more, everything is based on a eco-friendly philosophy.

The brand is also partner with several sustainable companies and NGOs to further reduce its environmental footprint, and promote sustainable livelihoods.


Value Chain

Its value chain is covered from raw materials to logistics by certifications. Its production is focused mainly in Izmir, Turkey. 

Raw materials yarns are made by hemp 15%, organic cotton 25%, bamboo 50% and recycled plastic 10%.

R4's packaging is 100% water-soluble. Moreover, all of its marketing materials is either recyclable, biodegradable, or compostable.


Community

R4 donates 5% of its profits to TAF - The Animal Fund, and plants 1 tree per order in Tanzania through Forest Nation. Moreover the brand attends events and conferences related to sustainability and education.


Customer Care

The brand guarantees a return-scheme ("take back") where customers get a 20% discount on their next order if they send back their old R4 garments.

It also provides materials information on its garments.


Certifications

Raw Materials fair trade RePet oeko-tex GOTS global recycled standard peta approved
Production GOTS fair trade
Packaging oeko-tex fsc
Logistics GOTS

Blockchain

Last blockchain update 15 September 2021

Supply Chain Track


Raw Materials 1 Production 2 Packaging 3 Logistics 4
Made in Turkey Made in Turkey Made in Hong Kong Made in UK
1 50% of the rw collection Made in Turkey. 40% of the rw collection Made in India. 10% of the rw collection Made in China.
2 50% of the prd collection Made in Turkey. 25% of the prd collection Made in Portugal. 15% of the prd collection Made in UK. 10% of the prd collection Made in Italy.
3 100% of the pck collection Made in Hong Kong.
4 100% of the collection Made in UK.

Questions & Answers

1 What does sustainable fashion mean to you?
- Durability
- Adopting fair work practices
- Vintage items
- Minimal use of chemical elements
- Using recycled materials
2 What would you like your target audience's priorities to be?
- Quality/Design
- Comfort
- Brand identity
- Sustainability
- Price
3 Do you ship in a single box for each good or you put all goods together?
1 garment bag per item, 1 mailer bag for the whole order (all water-soluble).
4 Do you use raw materials found in deadstock suppliers in your collection?
We will do an up-cycled collection of tote bags for our next collection.
Next Sustainable Goals

Recognized by the United Nations as a project to accelerate the implementation of sustainable actions in the fashion industry, Sustainable Brand Platform has committed to tracking future goals pursued by brand.

5
Total
goals
31/3/22
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
5
Goals to achieve
Read more

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