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Sustainability rating

Rated: 5 out of 6

Value Chain Underwear

Company Sustainability

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Company Info

Brand Name Bon+Berg
Country Dublin
Company size Start up
Category evaluated Underwear
Category Underwear
Established in: 2020
Website www.bonandberg.com
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bonandberg/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bonandberg
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.

2
Total goals
17/3/23
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
2
Goals to achieve
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Main Goal pursued based on SDGs

ENVIRONMENT
good health
gender equality
clean water and sanitation
reduced inequalities
responsible consumption
climate action

Sustainability info

Bon+Berg is an Irish underwear brand that supports slow fashion and creates simple lingerie designs inspired by nature. 

The brand hopes to inspire socially and environmentally responsible fashion by providing a more sustainable option for underwear and bras and creating content that teaches its customers about sustainability. 


Value Chain

Its value chain for raw materials and production is focused in Turkey. Its packaging is concentrated in China, while logistics is made in Austria and Ireland. 

Its production is made in Izmir. 

The brand uses more than 80% of naural yarns for its raw materials.

The development activity for its prototypes is made with deadstock fabrics in order not to waste new materials. 

It uses both recycled and compostable materials for its packaging. 


Company Sustainability

The brand has a paid social security contribution for its employees and an ethical company code which includes sustainable issues. 

Bon+Berg allows its employees to do remote working based on their needs and gives them paid free time to balance their private and work life. 

The brand organizes meetings about sustainable issues such as climate change to make them always aware of these themes.

In the brand team women occupy more than 80% of the top management position. 

The company makes energy from own e-system (ex. solar panel).

Bon+Berg recycles more than 80% of the waste. 



Community

The brand has joined the organization 1% for the planet (https://www.onepercentfortheplanet.org/) to produce and sell its products by preserving the environment at the same time.

It is also working with Reforest Nation (https://www.reforestnation.ie/) planting trees - currently 2 trees per month via the Earthy Marketplace membership (https://www.theearthymarketplace.com/). 

The brand has organized also "Feel Closer to Nature Campaign" to promote an appreciation for nature and the environment. Asking people (its followers) to share their photos of nature and how they feel connected with nature. it ran 2 month campaign on social media + future campaigns planned.


Customer Care

The brand provides wash instructions to help customers keep their garments in good condition for longer.

In addition, it also provides a range of articles on its website related to sustainability and how to be more sustainable.


Certifications

Raw Materials tencel ISO 45001 iso 9001 ISO14001 oeko-tex standard 100
Production Sedex ISO 45001
Packaging OK compost GRS FSC
Logistics CDP - Carbon Disclosure Project

Blockchain

Last blockchain update 17 February 2022

Supply Chain Track


Raw Materials 1 Production 2 Packaging 3 Logistics 4
Made in Turkey Made in Turkey Made in China Made in Austria
1 100% of the collection Made in Turkey.
2 100% of the collection Made in Turkey.
3 100% of the collection Made in China.
4 75% of the collection Made in Austria. 25% of the collection Made in Ireland.

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
- Fair worker conditions
- Sharing the business benefit with the community
2 What would you like your target audience's priorities to be?
- Quality/Design
- Comfort
- Brand identity
- Sustainability
3 What is your mission?
Our mission is to inspire socially and environmentally responsible fashion starting from the first layer you put on.
4 Is your communication correctly inspired by your degree of sustainability? What should you do to improve that?
Yes, we think so. Our name is a reflection of our values. BON means 'good' in French. We aim to be good in as many ways as possible: comfortable, environmentally friendly, and ethical. BERG translates as 'mountain' in German. To our company, mountains are a symbol of strength, integrity, and nature. We are open and transparent about our fabrics and manufacturing processes. In the future, we also hope to improve our communication by sharing even more details about our manufacturing practices and sustainability goals and how our customers themselves can improve their own lifestyles and shopping habits.
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.

2
Total
goals
17/3/23
Next check date
0
Goals achieved
2
Goals to achieve
Read more

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