Sustainability Rating

Sustainability rating

Rated: 5 out of 6

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Company Info

Brand Name Tove Wear
Country USA
Company size Start up
Category evaluated Ready to Wear
Category Ready to Wear
Established in: 2017
Website https://www.tovedesign.com/
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tovebydesign/?hl=it
Next Sustainable Goals and SBP challenge

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.

10
Total goals
1/12/22
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
9
Goals to achieve
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Main Goal pursued based on SDGs

PEOPLE HEALTH & EDUCATION
no poverty
good health
quality education
gender equality
clean water and sanitation
good jobs and economic growth
reduced inequalities
sustainable cities and communities
responsible consumption
climate action
partnership for the goals

Sustainability info

Tove Wear is an American brand focuses on creating versatile workwear that empowers women at work and in their communities.

It committed to regenerative sustainability, mindful design, and equal opportunity.

From the cotton farm to the customer, the brand committed to driving positive change for people and planet throughout its product eco-system.


Value Chain

Its value chain is divided as follow: raw materials, production and packaging are situated in India and logistics in US.

From the strong cotton fibers and reinforced stitching, to the classic fit and goes-with-everything colors, Tove wear is not a temporary garment.

The brand has visited part of its suppliers in order to be aware of the working conditions of its workers. 

The development activity is made with materials already in stock in order not to waste new materials. 

Regarding packaging, the brand uses both recycled, compostable and bio materials.


Company Sustainability

Tove wear has a social security contribution for its employees.

It provides extra service for free in work life (ex. water/coffee for free/metal bottle).

The brand allows smart working and some paid free time to its employees in order to better balance their private life and work. 

It organizes webinars or meetings about sustainable topics in order to educate its employees. 


Community

The brands stand up for women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ representation and leadership. It's women-owned and strive to use its business as a force for inclusion,

equity, and justice.

The brand proudly donates a portion of every sale to the Equal Pay Fund, a youth-led gender equity initiative that works to increase access to sports for women & girls, and close the wage gap in Vermont.

In India the gender wage gap is 28%, and greater than 75% for semi- and non-literate workers. The brand partnered with a values-driven production operation in India, who is making a difference for their workers and their community.

Not only the brand financially supports local infrastructure, but it hires and trains semi-literate rural women with the goal of increasing their economic stability and independence.


Customer Care
The brand provides information to its customers to preserve and make the purchased items last longer.


Certifications

Raw Materials reach better cotton initiative ZDHC fair trade fair wear USDA oeko-tex standard 100 GOTS - Global Organic Textile Standard GRS - Global Recycled Standard
Production BSCI GOTS fair wear fair trade
Packaging FSC

Blockchain

Last blockchain update 22 December 2021

Supply Chain Track


Raw Materials 1 Production 2 Packaging 3 Logistics 4
Made in India Made in India Made in India Made in US
1 100% of the collection made in India.
2 100% of the collection made in India.
3 100% of the collection made in India.
4 100% of the collection made in US.

Questions & Answers

1 What does sustainable fashion mean to you?
-Durability
-Adopting fair work practices
-Minimal use of chemical elements
-Fair worker conditions
-Sharing the business benefit with the community
2 What would you like your target audience's priorities to be?
-Quality/Design
-Brand identity
-Sustainability
3 Is your communication properly inspired by your level of sustainability? What should you do to improve it?
Communicating around sustainability is a large and difficult task, which requires compelling storytelling, honest transparency, and a lot of collaboration.
Next Sustainable Goals and SBP challenge

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.

10
Total
goals
1/3/22
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
9
Goals to achieve
Read more

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