Allbirds designs and produces comfortable shoes with natural materials. Allbirds engaged Clean Agency to support them in their commitment to sustainability using Life Cycle Assessments thinking and tools for their supply chain. This internal tool, mentioned in Forbes, allows the brand to analyze scenarios and estimate their product impacts based on material blends, manufacturing processes, manufacturing location and so on to enable quick and sustainable decision making throughout their supply chain. Clean supported in raw data collection, verification and developed the multi-user accessible LCA based product optimization tool and dashboard.
Reformation is a leading sustainable fashion line growing at an incredible rate. Clean Agency supported Reformation in its pioneering efforts to quantify and communicate their product impacts.
Clean helped them create a tool on their website called RefScale which shows the consumer the impacts they are saving by purchasing REF.
Clean engaged in the review and verification of data gathered by the client. Then calculated their impacts, including all stages of the life cycle.
Impact: Having Clean verify their data gave the company confidence in their calculations. Clean continues to work with the company as they grow.
Recently, we had the opportunity to work with ettitude, a sustainable lifestyle brand that specializes in organic bamboo bedding. We conducted a cradle to gate LCA, where we compared their carbon and water footprint to published results on cotton fabric. The results were impressive.
Cisco Systems engaged Clean Agency to conduct a Supply Chain Sustainability workshop in their headquarters. The project was a guided workshop to cultivate and support employee engagement and target setting around specific supply chain sustainability issues.
Clean Agency build a plan to support Cisco’s supply chain goals to increase transparency and promote real time continuous improvement. The workshop enabled employees to comprehend and confront the depth of relevant sustainability issues and set realistic targets to achieve each year. The successful workshop conducted in San Jose is expected to be modeled across the globe in Cisco’s various divisions to promote and incorporate the culture of sustainability and continuous improvement.
Clean has worked with the company for over four years on many projects. These include global sustainable fish sourcing, carbon reduction around LED lighting program, supply chain impacts and support for suppliers around the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project).
Caesars Entertainment has over 50 casinos in 6 countries. Their corporate structure is continuing to improve its global environmental impacts and reports yearly GRI CSR report. Clean has also participated in a cross industry brainstorm around sustainability in Las Vegas with various casino brands. Caesars included Clean in their women minority certified program (WBENC).
As an ongoing effort to improve the recyclability of their packaging, Frito Lay engaged Clean to research a variety of end-of-life options to significantly decrease the amount of their chip packaging going to landfill. The approach was to identify key partnerships in U.S. regions to test a closed loop system. Some research challenges were timing toward legislation, how far can a program reach across the country and how good is the integrity of the material stream. The company was able to take our research and begin to roll out some partnerships with regional EOL facilities.
“Clean Agency leveraged their expertise to help us create an LCA tool fit for our business and desired outcomes.” – Hana Kajimura, Sustainability Manager, Allbirds
"The tools Seri and her team provided our company helped us navigate one of the worst periods for selling luxury products/services in history! I highly recommend Seri and Clean Agency for anyone concerned with driving business and creating revenues." -Erin Fleming, Director, Gia
“To me, the value of CLEAN over other consultants is that they deliver the technical
expertise, but also in combination with a business perspective, working to identify business
opportunities through marketing collaboration. And they are able to work in a way that is
collaborative, to pull people along and build internal momentum for sustainability. It’s really the combination of the educational value, building literacy, and momentum, in addition to the actual work that they produce, that have provided a value to our business.” – Mike Desso, Director Safety, Health and Environment, Nestlé USA
“Clean Agency created an amazing presentation for us in a very short amount of time. Our
goal was nothing short of revolutionizing the toy industry – creating new products and merchandising that have more impact with less packaging. The level of new thinking and quality execution exceeded my expectations. I can honestly say it was the best presentation we’ve made to this major retailer. The bar has been set very high by Clean Agency.” – Len Mazocco, Senior Vice President Creative, Global Toys, Disney Consumer Products