SUSTAINABILITY RECYCLED FABRICS Sustainability continues to be a key strategic priority as we look to offer our customers new and innovative products. Combining years of know-how and strategic eco-alliances with key partners, we have become a leading expert in sustainable fabrics and processes. HERE ARE THE PROBLEMS OUR PLANET FACE 400 million tons of plastic is produced every year. 40% of that plastic is single use: plastic we will only use once. 8 million tons of plastic trash ends in our oceans every year. A plastic bottle takes at least 450 to 1.000 years to completely degrade The ocean currents have formed five gigantic, slow moving whirlpools where the plastic collects WHAT HISPANO TEX DOES ABOUT IT WE REDUCE Technological investment to reduce resources needed in production Through energy saving and efficiency Reducing general waste to create lean processes that contribute to a greener environment WE REUSE Creating products that reuse materials Partnering with yarn producers that recycle pre-consumer fibres and materials Investigating new ways to internally reuse materials to contribute to a circular economy WE RECYCLE Promoting the use of recycled materials in the design of our products Using raw materials which use post-consumer cotton or polyester from PET bottles Having internal recycling policies to reduce waste generation SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS We are leaders in the market by contributing to the circular economy by launching a fully recycled collection every year. SEE RECYCLED FABRICS 1 We source recycled yarns made from post-consumer waste: Used plastic bottles ready to be recycled The plastic is cut and chopped Plastic is melted and formed into flakes We obtain 100% recycled yarn 2 We innovate by creating products with: 100% PET Recycled Fabrics Post-consumer recycled cotton Better Cotton promoting better use of resources in cotton production More sustainable fibres 3 We assure we only use REACH approved Chemicals in our production. We are also Oek otex certified and we warrant sustainability by certifying our products through Global Recycled Standard: PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY Hispano Tex impacts with a unified sustainability strategy through: Responsible processes in wea ving and finishing Promotion of local yarn producers contributing to Km 0 Reduction of CO2 emissions in transport Guaranteeing Traceability and Transparency Certification for products and production systems Responsible use of resources Reduction in the use of energy Responsible use of water and electricity Reducing generated waste Reuse of internal resources Constant Innovation SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY At Hispano Tex we share a common vision through promotion of the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees. We promote and subscribe to social and sustainable development goals and validate them through e xternal audits and certifications, making sure that our people come first.