- Our commitment to sustainable fashion
Tessitura Attilio Imperiali is a long-established company that seen a good four generations of entrepreneurs design and manufacture fabrics.
The Company's fabrics reflect the tradition and culture of a family and a territory with a strong textile vocation – values which must, however, be continuously renewed and reconsidered in the light of new scenarios.
Today we believe that we can combine industrial production with environmental protection, and that respect for people and their future is the basis of a company's mission.
To produce beautiful, high-quality fabrics but reduce the environmental impact of its industrial activities is a fundamental objective for the current textile and fashion industry, and Tessitura Attilio Imperiali aims to do its part.
- Produce whilst reducing the environmental impact of finishing operations
Tessitura Attilio Imperiali makes fabrics using high-quality yarns that are employed in its warping and weaving departments. The dying, printing and finishing processes are carried out by carefully selected suppliers chosen for their reliability and geographical proximity. When selecting collaborators, the Company does not prioritise cost advantages but instead favours the sharing of common goals as well as trust and a desire to grow together.
We believe that sustainability is a journey that has to be embraced by the entire production chain and can only be developed through communication and collaboration with our clients and suppliers.
To provide objective and reliable information about our activities and avoid 'greenwashing' is an integral part of our philosophy. Indeed, Tessitura Attilio Imperiali features in the Catalogue of fabrics and accessories for sustainable fashion created by sustainability-lab and presented at Milano Unica.
Furthermore, in September 2014 we decided to sign the Detox pledge launched by Greenpeace to the fashion industry and to eliminate chemical substances recognised as being a threat to human health from our production process.
We believe that sustainability can also be achieved by small, everyday gestures such as opting to use recycled or eco-friendly office materials, and paying constant attention to energy savings. We have therefore joined the ReteClima , programme which foresees action to compensate CO2 emissions such as tree planting in areas lacking in environmental resources.
We are also convinced that a sustainable enterprise must devote attention to the relationship with future generations. The Fashion Accademy project is devoted to the growth of the young generations, and was started by Tessitura Attilio Imperiali in order to develop training projects for future designers.
The organisational structure
In order to develop and coordinate sustainability policies, Tessitura Attilio Imperiali has an operative structure, coordinated by Giovanni Di Gristina, who is responsible of the marketing and development areas.