At its core, sustainability is about looking forward to the future and acting intentionally and responsibly in the decisions we make today.
Brands that emphasize principles of sustainability are actively working to ensure that the actions they take now are sustainable and won’t cause irreversible damage or negative impacts further down the line.
Ultimately, sustainability means leaving something positive behind for future generations and so brands adhering to these principles are focused on manufacturing processes, material usage, and company cultures and policies that reflect these values wherever possible.
The brands that we consider to promote sustainability look to act today to understand and negate the long-term effects of any production processes as well as considering the overall impact of a product over its entire life-cycle and ensuring it fits the framework of a sustainable approach to consumption.
We also look for brands and products that actively aim to minimize carbon output by optimizing in areas such as fulfillment, transportation, and packaging.
This category also includes those brands engaged in sustainable manufacturing and business culture in a way which is fully transparent, highlighting the full production chain and providing detailed information upon request.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What does sustainable mean?
Sustainability involves the act of looking forward to the future. By acting sustainably and transparently, brands work to ensure that decisions made now won’t cause irreversible damage later on. Ultimately, sustainability means leaving something positive behind for future generations.
What makes a brand sustainable?
A sustainable brand should implement sustainable practices that take into consideration the long-term impact of any production and/or manufacturing processes and techniques, as well as the impact of a product over its entire life-cycle. These brands should minimize carbon output by optimizing transportation and logistics chains. They should also be transparent about the full production chain, providing detailed information upon request.