SUSTAINABILITY

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY ?

Sustainability is based on a simple principle: everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment.

Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations.

Sustainability is important to make sure that we have and will continue to have water, materials, and resources to protect human health and our environment.

(Source:www.epa.gov/sustainability)

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY FOR BUSINESSES ?

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TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE OF 3P:

People: Keep in mind the interdependence between the well-being of a company, labour and other stakeholder interests.

Planet: Do not harm to the environment and minimise the environmental impact of your business.

Profit: Consider all costs, social and environmental impacts when calculating your profit!

(Source: cbi.eu)

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY CHARACTERISTICS FOR VINALINEN ?

“Our textiles are made by hemp, a hand made local material. The table textiles range is hand embroidery by women in rural areas in the North of Vietnam. With their skills, they provide for an additional income for their families. The embroidery is of an outstanding quality, rooted in traditional Vietnamese techniques”

 

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Renewable materials

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Local materials

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Social manufacturing

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Preserve local

culture


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