We expect the brands we choose in our collection to meet our sustainability criteria. Our criteria consist of actions that take the environment, social conditions and climate into consideration. Here’s how Aevor meets our criteria:
Brand uses environmentally preferred raw materials for more than 70% of its volume.
Yes, recycling is a key pillar of Aevor's sustainable strategy. Aevor uses fabrics with arecycled PET bottle content of 50% - 100%. Also, Aevor uses 100% GOTS certified organic cotton in its products.
Brand has eliminated at least three suspect chemical group, such as Phthalates or Perfluorinated Chemicals from its entire production
Aevor doesn't use any harmful chemicals in its production and complies with the Bluesign chemical standards. They are also GOTS certified, which guarantees the safety of clothing made from natural fibers. Aevor has also succeeded in making its entire production PFC-free from 2020.
Brand encourages the longevity of products by offering a lifetime guarantee, repair services or supporting the return or re-use of garments
Currently, Aevor does not offer a lifetime warranty, re-use programs or bookable repair service. But within the warranty period, damages that are warranty cases will be repaired free of charge.
Brand supports environmental NGOs or other organizations to promote environmental sustainability
All cotton products are without exception made of GOTS certified cotton. Unlike many competitors, Aevor does not only use single BlueSign Approved Fabrics, but actively works with Blue Sign as a 'BlueSign System Partner' to develop new solutions for responsible and sustainable textile manufacturing. Aevor also has the “Grüner Knopf'' which is a German government seal for sustainable textiles. You can find more informationhere.
Aevor doesn’t report on the implementation of its environmental policy related to the ‘wet processes’ within the production cycle, like bleaching and dyeing of raw materials. They also don’t reportwhat percentage of its consumer packaging materials are renewable or made from recycled materials but they only use recycled Polybags and FSC certified paper for Hangtags.
Fair social conditions are audited by third parties (For operations outside EU)
Yes, Fair Wear reports on the performance of all Fair Wear members at regular intervals using Fair Wear's Brand Performance Check tool. The Checks examine how member company management systems support Fair Wear’s Code of Labour Practices.
Origin of the materials, design and the manufacturing is shared openly
Aevor's apparel Design is done in Cologne, Germany and apparel is produced in Turkey and Myanmar.
Brand is following buying practices that enable living wages and good labour conditions, such as long-term relations with factories, and concentrating production at a limited number of factories
Yes, Aevor has been awarded Leader status by Fair Wear, which helps us ensure that the factories we use are safe and that workers benefit from fair working conditions.Aevor is committed to improving the working conditions of the people who make the products that they sell.
Brand publicly commits to a living wage benchmark with defined wages per production region or factory
Yes, as Aevor is a leading member of Fair Wear, they also ensure through this membership that workers receive a living wage for their work.
Brand supports social NGOs or other organizations to promote social sustainability
Aevor supports Fair Wear Foundation – For several years, Aevor has been one of a few brands in our industry to consistently achieve Leader status, which is the highest level attainable. Also the “Grüner Knopf” is a German government seal for sustainable textiles. You can find more information here.
Aevor doesn't manufacture its products in low-risk countries.Aevor products are manufactured in Vietnam, Myanmar and Turkey and Aevor is a leading member of Fair Wear. Aevor doesn’t have an openlist of direct suppliers that have collectively contributed to more than 90% of the purchase volume. The Aevor website has introduced a new tool, the "retraced" feature, which allows you to see the whole production journey of the product transparently.
Aevor hasn’t disclosed the annual absolute climate footprint of its 'own operations', and hasn’t accomplished an overall absolute climate footprint reduction compared to the result of the previous reporting year. But they are publishing their first CR Report on their website in the middle of this year 2022.More than 50% of the energy used by Aevor does not come from renewable sources.
Aevor's history, values and sustainability
AEVOR started making backpacks, bags, and accessories in 2016. Every Aevor product is made by using responsible manufacturing processes. The external materials used to make Aevor products have a recycled PET-bottle content of at least 50%. Aevor partners bluesign® system and the Fair Wear Foundation help them to keep toxic substances out of Aevor production processes and constantly improve working conditions across Aevor company.
Aevor is working hard so that the products are high quality, durable and produced responsibly. They want to offer products for a flexible, spontaneous lifestyle. Their designers work day in, day out to come up with solutions that meet all customer requirements. From expandability to padded laptop compartments to waterproof fabrics, every AEVOR product has a number of smart features. With AEVOR, you can make spontaneous changes without giving up your modern look.
Aevor, it’s factories or fabrics have also met the criteria for these certifications:
Grüner Knopf - German government seal for sustainable textiles
GRS - Global Recycling Standard
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