Sustainability: people, planet, performance
Connecting talent and technology in the fashion supply chain to make a better, more transparent and sustainable world
The critical importance of sustainability
Driven by a multitude of forces including ethically-minded consumers, sustainable investors and regulatory pressure, and profitability, fashion businesses are beginning to translate sustainability rhetoric and aspirational targets into tangible actions. Taking action to embed sustainable business practices and processes at the heart of a company and it’s supply chain partners accelerates progress towards the urgent environmental and social transformation that our industry desperately requires, as well as driving sustainable growth and profitability.
Time is running out
Translating sustainability targets into actions and outcomes, requires the optimisation, automation and digitization of business critical processes which support increased agility and a move to on demand fashion, more targeted product development, increased efficiency and reduced wastage, as well as the adoption of international standards for sustainable manufacturing methods and living wages in the end-to-end supply chain.
Operational outcomes driving sustainability
The optimisation, automation and digitization of business critical processes delivers significant, measurable improvements in operational performance, driving environmental, social and financial sustainability. Typical business benefits include:
2 − 0 %
Reduction fabric wastage
3 − 0 %
Increase in productivity
Sustainable work method-time
Business critical software solutions
Positive impact on people, planet and performance
Coats Digital’s business critical software solutions are embedded with deep industry expertise, and proven to digitally transform the way fashion brands and their supply chain partners design and develop, optimise method-time-cost and drive manufacturing excellence with supply chain partners.
Coats Digital solutions are fast to implement, intuitive to use and proven to deliver significant and measurable improvements operational performance, driving environmental, social and financial sustainability and supporting a typical return on investment of less than 12 months.
Business critical solutions for fashion brands and supply chain partners
Sustainable business processes and outcomes
Design & development
Fast, efficient and sustainable design and development, with seamless supply chain collaboration, is critical to more targeted ‘right first time’ product in an on-demand world, reducing waste, cost and time to market.
Design for value with a common language and international standards supports accurate cost prediction and sustainable manufacturing methods and times, enhancing worker motivation, retention, performance and providing a platform for fair wages.
Technology based solutions, global industry standards and best practice expertise, empowering manufacturers to transform key processes and achieve brand objectives, including delivering on CSR commitments.
“Time is running out, and simply stating an ambition to change is no longer good enough.”The Business of Fashion: The Sustainability Gap
Take action to embed sustainable practices and processes at the heart of your business
What our customers say
Delivering real results
Radley partners with Coats Digital to improve visibility, coordination, and control
“The most important factor in our decision to partner with Coats Digital was their deep understanding of the industry, and the confidence that they would be able to add considerable value by supporting us through the change management process.”