Hoy Clothing Supply Chain & Sustainability
It's important to us that our suppliers share the same values as we do, from working conditions to sustainability and the environment, we do our absolute best to work with credited partners.
100% Organic Products
EarthPositive® is produced exclusively from organic Indian cotton, and the entire production process is controlled and certified in accordance with the latest version of GOTS. All products are labelled as Organic.
Verified Ethical Manufacture
100% of the EarthPositive® production undergoes annual audits to comply with the FWF Code of Labour Practices in accordance with the International Labour Organisation’s conventions.90% Reduced Carbon Footprint
EarthPositive® is made in manufacturing facilities powered by green renewable energy, from low-impact raw materials. The carbon footprint of EarthPositive® products has been reduced by some 90% and the calculations were certified under the PAS2050 standard by the Carbon Trust in the UK between 2007-2009.
The vertically integrated garment factory in Tamil Nadu, Southern India, is the primary manufacturing facility of one of our main clothing suppliers.
The state-of-the-art technology and ultra-modern infrastructure provide the setting for the textile industry's leading showcase of socially and environmentally responsible production.
Salvaged cuttings from organic cotton textile production are shredded and turned back into soft cotton fibres. Fibres made from locally recycled plastic bottles are added to obtain the cotton and polyester blend. The blended fibres are spun into fine yarn to make fabrics.
Adding as little as 10p to the price of a T-shirt, or 54p to the price of a hoody, will result in a 50% increase in the wages of the workers at an Indian factory.
A small change makes a big difference