5 B Corp certified brands to shop when you are next in France
Instagram | @veja
Category | Shoes
Certification | B Corp certified since December 2018
Veja is a french born sneakers brand being at the forefront of sustainability since its birth in 2004. The brand transparently share and updates their efforts on social and environmental responsiblity. As of October 2021, Veja's material suppliers must submit a test report specifying that their products do not contain the most commonly used hazardous chemicals in the fashion industry. VEJA considers recycled PET, organic cotton, ChromeFree leather, organic jute, C.W.L. as 'preferred' materials and uses these 'preferred materials' as their main materials to create sneakers.
Instagram | @faguo
Category | Clothing & Shoes
Certification | B Corp certified since February 2021
Faguo transparently shows where and how all products are made by sharing the information of all service providers. Since 2009, Faguo has been calculating carbon footprint and setting an approach to improve the reduction and compensation for its CO2 emissions. Faguo, displays the Carbon Footprint calculation of each pice on the label with a QR code. 80% of Faguo's pieces are conceived in recycled materials and conducts Life Cycle Assessment to make pieces that emit less CO2 in each clothing category.
Instagram | @sezane
Category | Women's Clothing, Bags, Shoes
Certification | B Corp certified since September 2021
Founded in 2013, Sézane crafts beautiful high-quality and timeless clothing pieces with a Parisian touch. The brand publishes sustainability report each year to share their commitment and activities towards social and environmental responsibility. The brand shares that 3/4 of the materials used in all collections are eco-friendly and 3/4 of our pieces are certified with five labels that are most credible in the industry: GOTS, Oeko-Tex Standard 100, FSC, LENZING ™ ECOVERO ™* and RWS and RMS. Learn more about these certifications on our certifications page.
Instagram | @typology
Category | Beauty
Certification | B Corp certified since March 2021
Typology is a mission-driven, environmentally friendly beauty company born in Paris. The brand is committed to delivering a premium natural skincare products with the highest quality ingredients. The exotic extracts are sourced from sustainable farms using gentle extraction techniques while all formulations are 100% french partnering with laboratories in Bergerac, Aix en Provence and Compiègne.
Instagram | @Chloé
Categoty | Luxury
Certification | B Corp certified since October 2021
The french luxury fashion maison, Chloé, founded in 1952, earn the B-corp status in October 2021. Chloé was the first luxury fashion house to get the B Corp certification. By this occasion, the brand reinforces its ongoing commitment to taking responsibility towards our society and the environment and reinvent how they do business moving forward.