The impact of a single choice may often be underestimated. Our decisions possess the potential to exert significant influence, not only on our own lives but also on the natural world.
Contemporary consumers are increasingly mindful of sustainability across various aspects of their lives, from their dietary choices and travel decisions to the chemicals they encounter. This thoughtfulness extends to their purchasing decisions, particularly when it comes to clothing, as they strive to contribute to a cleaner environment.
Climate Change and Social Injustice
Vulnerable communities worldwide bear the brunt of extreme climate conditions, health repercussions, food and water scarcity, and livelihood insecurity. Climate change-related risks, including forced displacement and cultural identity erosion, disproportionately affect millions of marginalized individuals, such as the elderly, tenants, and those with limited incomes. Embracing conscientious practices represents a pivotal step in rectifying these issues. The fusion of social responsibility and consumer purchasing power is a potent force propelling the shift towards eco-friendly alternatives.
Background on Forward With Design’s Sustainability Initiative
In homage to Mother Earth, Forward With Design is dedicated to catalyzing a sustainable transformation in its practices. Guided by mindfulness, we approach every creation with unwavering commitment to both people and the planet, ensuring a perpetual life cycle. Each product from Forward With Design embodies thoughtful choices, considering the entire supply chain and product life cycle, from manufacturing to disposal. We steadfastly maintain high product standards while embracing responsible production methods, materials, and fabrics.
Forward With Design’s Sustainability Efforts
Responsible Materials Focus Areas
We are acutely aware of the imperative to alter prevailing trends in the fashion industry. Our sustainable performance wear aims to minimize environmental resource consumption and offer discarded materials a second lease on life.
As a commitment to better plant, all of our recycled polyester is derived from post-consumer plastic bottle waste and nylon is made from scraps of finished fabric certified by GRS or REPREVE®.
We bring high-performance, sustainable fabric for eco-conscious consumers through partially plant-based spandex substitute, certified by the Sorona® Common Thread Fabric Certification Program.
In an effort to reduce fabric wastage and ensure better comfort & fit, Forward With Design sticks with seamless knitting.
OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 dyeing
All of our fabrics used for the exceptional performance wear are dyed according OEKO-TEX® Standard 100, a certification which tests for harmful substances.
Apart from leggings, tees, and sweats, we also ensure to use bonding technology in our underwear for comfortable and seamless construction that won't chafe.
Forward With Design guarantees soft, and gentle fabric that is made from sustainably sourced natural raw wood material. It provides comfort while aiding in breathability and temperature regulation.
Sustainably Crafted Top Picks From Forward With Design
Whether you're an athlete, a recreational runner, or simply embarking on a health-conscious and sustainable exercise regimen, Forward With Design has you covered. Our commitment extends to the planet and its inhabitants through socially responsible practices.
Sustainably crafted with the ideal blend of stretchy fabric and fashion-forward style. A jacket you most certainly need while on the move as it comes with water repellent and packability features.
Recycled Polyester, Drirelease® technology, and other practical features come together to offer quick-drying, reflective details, and breathability
Seamlessly transition from home to work to the gym with a spacious backpack that comes with recycled lining, padded mesh back for increased airflow, and reflective piping
Make Better Decisions - One Thread at a Time
One of the most impactful actions we can collectively undertake for the planet, both today and in the future, is to enhance our understanding and educate others. By engaging in conversations about safeguarding the rainforest, protecting endangered species, and adopting conscientious e-commerce practices, we can make more informed choices and collectively amplify our positive impact.