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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.
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.
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.
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.
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