Creating more sustainable products, through using more sustainable materials and intermediate processing techniques.
VIVOBAREFOOT has a strategy to reduce the environmental impacts of its products and communicates this strategy to its suppliers. This is supported by VIVOBAREFOOT’s comprehensive system to monitor and measure the material composition of products, including more sustainable materials broken down into different components. This year the brand was unable to provide supporting evidence for their more sustainable materials claims, leading to level 1 score of 76%.
VIVOBAREFOOT’s use of more sustainable materials accounts for 45% of its collection by weight. The brand ssupports its internal teams to use more sustainable fibres and/or processes, through the provision of training and tools. There remains the opportunity for VIVOBAREFOOT to explicitly include sustainable trims, non-textile components and embellishments in its product strategy. These activities have resulted in a level 2 score of 65%.
Due to its use of more sustainable materials totaling 45%, VIVOBAREFOOT scored on one requirement in level 3, resulting is a score of 8%. The brand did not submit further evidence at this level.