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CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.


We at O5 Apparel view this as a multi-pronged effort, covering economic, social and environmental aspects.

PILLAR 1:
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Restricted Chemicals

  • Material Suppliers / Vendors are expected to follow our chemical management standards and procedures, as well as material testing requirements

Recycled Raw Materials

Recycled Packaging Materials

 

Environmental Impact Measuring (EIM)

  • Software we use to identify and calculate if the wash of the garment is low, medium or high impact to environment

  • Substantiated through our Final Inspections reviewing the output reports meeting expectations of low to medium impact

 

Animal Welfare

PILLAR 2:
SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Our Code of Conduct, which we require all suppliers to commit to, covers the following areas of emphasis:

  • No Child Labor

  • No Forced Labor

  • No Harassment or Abuse

  • No Discrimination

  • Freedom of Association

  • Health and Safety

  • Environment

  • Fair Compensation

  • Conformity to the above is verified via regular factory audits and on-site visits

PILLAR 3:
ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY

In 2021, O5 Apparel instituted a Corporate Governance initiative. This department covers the following operations:

  • Supply Chain Compliance

  • Technical Design and Quality

  • Product Integrity

  • Transparency & Traceability

  • Proper Governance

  • Policy Development, Deployment and Enforcement

  • Risk Management

We verify our use of sustainable materials by leveraging the following certifications:

COTTON, SUSTAINABLE
POLYESTER, RECYCLED
ANIMAL PRODUCTS

SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

OUR SUSTAINABLE GOALS

As O5 Apparel continues along our journey to sustainability, it is important for us to align our initiatives with UN SDG’s. Specifically, we wish to address five goals  (click on the icon to learn more about each goal):

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Reduce inequality within and among countries

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Where we are
Affiliations

GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY

10% of our net income is directed to charity including:

31 West 34th Street,
New York, NY 10001
212.244.3800​


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