As of January 28, the first Sustainable Diamond Jewellery Guide has been developed for clients of ABN AMRO. Together with ABN AMRO, S&P created the content and design of this catchy, diamond-shaped tool. It is intended for ABN AMRO clients operating in the global diamonds and jewellery supply chain.
The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a Brussels based international initiative with almost 700 members from retail organisations. The members aim to improve the social conditions of workers on plantations or in factories through a joined Code of Conduct. Since 2008 BSCI is also active within food supply chains.
The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is a sustainability platform for brands, retailers, manufacturers, government and non-governmental organizations and academic experts, representing more than a third of the global apparel and footwear industry. We currently support SAC with stakeholder consultation in Europe.
Star Sock – a potentially interesting supplier for Action – is an international B2B supplier of socks (outdoor, sports and casual). Their ambition is to produce fully sustainable socks by 2020. Schuttelaar & Partners provides ongoing strategic support and helped Star Sock to set goals, define next steps and create a clear sustainability policy and corporate identity.
Many fashion companies realize they need to become more sustainable and they have no time to lose. However, the supply chain is complex. How and where to start? To help fashion companies answer these questions, ABN AMRO and Schuttelaar & Partners have developed the Sustainable Fashion Guide.
Cora Kemperman is a distinctive Dutch fashion brand, which always strives for a sustainable and responsible chain. It is not in the nature of the organization to communicate this to its customers, interested followers of the brand or NGO’s. That’s a pity, because Cora Kemperman has a genuine objective to share.
In 2012 Van Puijenbroek Textiles, Van Gansewinkel, Berendsen and Lavans launched the first Cradle to Cradle workwear collection made of cotton. Schuttelaar & Partners provided communications support ranging from de design of the logo, corporate identity, leaflets, PR, web design and content. For more information please check out www.reworkwear.eu.
How sustainable is my wardrobe or collection? Something more and more consumers and corporate buyers ask themselves. Research in the Netherlands (Dutch survey: Duurzaamheidkompas 2012) shows that six out of ten people want to know how sustainable the fashion in stores is. They want to wear their clothes and feel good about it, but information about the sustainability of the items lacks.
Schuttelaar & Partners constantly seeks partnerships with organizations that share its ambitions of developing a healthier and more sustainable world. We have found that exchanging knowledge and contacts boosts empowerment, passion and involvement. By joining forces, we are able to realize greater results than if we work individually.