2017 Impact Report

Spell 2017 Impact Report
Good things happened in 2017!
Spell Impact Report
Good things happened in 2017!

We know every choice, every day affects our planet's future… and we want that future to be bright, for our children and our children’s children! Which is why we're fiercely committed to minimise harm to the planet in all that we do. But with every commitment comes accountability, which is why we’ll be sharing our yearly impact reports with you.



So, here it is, our first
SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT REPORT
reflecting on the past 12 months.


In 2017 we achieved:

86% of our Tier 1 supply chain (i.e. our garment factories) have been ethically certified


36% of Tier 1 supply chain (i.e. our garment factories) have environmental certification
Spell 2017 Impact Report
Empowering marginalised Artisans around the world
Spell Impact Report
Empowering marginalised Artisans around the world

Partnered with Artisan Groups in northern India for 3 speciality artisan projects including 9450 block printed totes


Meet our Artisans and see behind the seams





Weaving sustainable fibres into our DNA:

Spell 2017 Impact Report

95%

of the fibres in our Spell & the Little Gypsies collection are verified sustainable

We harnessed the sun in all its glory:


Saved 10.46 tonnes of CO2 emission from entering our atmosphere by installing solar energy panels on our HQ & Boutique

Spell 2017 Impact Report
Spell 2017 Impact Report

3%

increase on carbon saving for sea over air shipments on the year prior - we are continually working to improve this

Landfill is a dirty word:



Saved 460,000 plastic bags and 30,000kg of paper by changing to biodegradable packaging and 71 tonnes and 143,363 boxes from going to landfill by bringing in reusable tote bag.



Read more about our packaging here

Spell 2017 Impact Report
We defined our 2025 Sustainability Vision & Commitment
Spell Impact Report
We defined our 2025 Sustainability Vision & Commitment
Spell 2017 Impact Report

To play our part in driving change within the fashion industry, we've collaborated with 2 internationally recognised NGO's: 2020 Circular Fashion System Commitment and Canopy's Fashion Loves Forests.



Read more about the commitments here and this means for us!

Spell Impact Report

To play our part in driving change within the fashion industry, we've collaborated with 2 internationally recognised NGO's: 2020 Circular Fashion System Commitment and Canopy's Fashion Loves Forests.


Inspire, inspire, inspire!

We showed you how we walk a little lighter in our own lives, 16 sustainability initiatives shared

Spell 2017 Impact Report
Spell 2017 Impact Report

We're saving 12,000 coffee cups a year by
using reusable coffee cups at our HQ

View our Walk a Little Lighter page here

Spell 2017 Impact Report
Our 2017 report is just the beginning, we're working with sustainability experts to measure a wider breadth of data in 2018.

We're sharing our journey in the hope that together, we can inspire others to become more passionate, conscious consumers, ready to drive change in our world!


#WALKALITTELIGHTER