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GBJ Sustainability Attributes

A product that has been assigned a GBJ Sustainability Attribute by David Jones is a product that has a lower social or environment impact than a similar product. Please see the full listing of all our Sustainability Attributes in the table below and find out more about how we promote brands and products that are making a difference for the community and environment.

Sustainable Fibres - Supplier has used fabrics that have a lower impact on the environment 
Accredited Organic Cotton (>50%)
Non-accredited Organic Cotton (100%)
Recycled Poly, Nylon, Cotton, Wool (>50%)
Linen, Hemp, Jute (100%)
Lyocell, Monocell, Tencel (>50%)
Recycled Materials in Apparel (>50%)
Better Cotton Initiative Cotton (>50%)

Environmental Sustainability- Supplier has reduced the environmental impact of sourcing and/or manufacturing 
Renewables used in production (100%)
Accredited Carbon Neutral
Rainforest Alliance Certified
RSPO Palm Oil (mass balance)
RSPO Palm Oil (segregated) 
FSC Certified Paper or Wood 
Leather Working Group (LWG) Certified
Vegetable-tanned Leather (100%)
Recycled Materials on non-apparel items (>50%)
UTZ Certified Cocoa, Coffee and Tea
Certified Responsible Soya 
Bonsucro Certified Sugar

Sustainable Packaging - Supplier is seeking to minimise the social and environmental impact of their packaging
Packaging meets Sustainable Design Guidelines (>50%)   
Recycled content in packaging (>50%)   
Compostable Packaging (100%)

No Hazardous Substances - Supplier ensures no harmful chemicals are used in the manufacturing process
Oeko-Tex Accredited

Social Sustainability - Supplier that is looking after the people involved in making a product  
Ethical Clothing Australia (ECA) Accredited
Fairtrade Certified (>50%)   
Good Weave Certification
Member of recognised Multi-stakeholder Initiative
Verified as a Social Enterprise
Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) Certified
Company’s own certification (validated)

Community Investment - Supplier that is providing financial or other support to the community or charities
Profits from nominated product donated to charity (100%)
Proceeds from total sales donated to charity (>1%)

Animal Friendly - Where animals are involved, supplier has taken steps to ensure mistreatment of animals doesn’t occur
Hormone-free Animal Products and Ingredients
Certified Animal Testing Free
PETA Accredited Cruelty-free
Higher Welfare Alternatives for Meat, Poultry and Eggs
FREPA Certified Free Range
RSPCA Certified Free Range
Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) and Non-mulsed Wool 
Responsible Down Standard (RDS) Feather and Down 
Certified Vegan Cosmetics
Certified Vegan Products
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) 
Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ACS) Certified Seafood

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