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Sustainability rating

Rated: 4 out of 6

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Company Info

Brand Name Siz
Company size Start up
Category evaluated Ready to Wear
Category Ready to Wear
Established in: 2017
Website https://www.siz-online.com/about
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sizbrand/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sizbrand
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.

3
Total goals
31/12/21
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
3
Goals to achieve
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Main Goal pursued based on SDGs

ENVIRONMENT
good jobs and economic growth
reduced inequalities
sustainable cities and communities
responsible consumption
climate action
life below water
life on land
partnership for the goals

Sustainability info

SIZ is an organic, ethical and sustainable fashion brand based in Sesimbra, Portugal.

Everything the brand does is around sustainability from the concept to the packaging.



Value Chain

The brand supply chain is very short and concentrated in 300 km from Oporto area to Lisbon, where it is based the atelier (exactly in Sesimbra, near the beach and the mountain).

The brand only uses organic (certified) materials or deadstock fabrics of other brands (including small off-cuts) rescued from Portuguese factories.

Regarding the packaging, the brand uses mostly compostable bags. if not possible it uses repurposed boxes. The pieces are wrapped either in organic cotton tote bags or in repurposed tissue paper.


Community

The brand makes donations for One Tree Planted.


Customer Care

The brand provides its customers with information on how to take care of their items. 

The brand provides a service of Take Back Program, where costumers can return a SIZ piece they no longer want in exchange for a 10% discount voucher to use at siz-online.com. This helps Siz to keep textiles & garments from ending up in the landfill.



Certifications

Raw Materials better cotton initiative fair trade tencel GOTS peta approved
Production GOTS
Packaging OK compost iso14001

Blockchain

Last blockchain update 29 September 2021

Supply Chain Track


Raw Materials 1 Production 2 Packaging 3 Logistics 4
Made in Portugal Made in Portugal Made in Portugal Made in Portugal
1 90% of the collection Made in Portugal
2 100% of the collection Made in Portugal
3 100% of the collection Made in Portugal
4 100% of the collection Made in Portugal.

Questions & Answers

1 What does sustainable fashion mean to you?
- Durability
- Adopting fair work practices
- Using recylced materials
- Minimal use of chemical elements
2 What would you like the priorities of your target customer to be?
- Quality
- Sustainability
3 Do you use natural yarns?
Yes, Organic Cotton, Hemp, Linen. Furthermore we use recycled cotton.
4 Do you provide your customers any services or kit to preserve the quality and extend the life of your products (making them usable longer or reusable)?
No, not t the moment, but we do have the Take Back Program, where costumers can return a SIZ piece they no longer want in exchange for a 10% discount voucher to use at siz-online.com. This helps us keep textiles & garments from ending up in the landfill.
5 Do you use natural yarns, recycled or re used materials? If yes, which one?
For our packaging we use mostly our compostable bags, if not possible we use repurposed boxes. We wrap the pieces either in our organic cotton tote bags (made with love in our studio) or wrap them in repurposed tissue paper.
6 How many women work in your company?
6 women. 1 is in top management position.
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.

3
Total
goals
31/12/21
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
3
Goals to achieve
Read more

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