It is important to Ciconia that we play our part in reducing the negative outcomes of consumption, whilst championing positive ones like beautiful, innovative design. Sustainability runs through everything we do from the materials and suppliers we work with, through to the fair-trade, organic coffee we drink in our design studio!
The organic fibres used in our manufacturing processes are grown without using harmful chemicals and allergens. Printing is digital to eliminate high consumption of water and discharge of environmentally toxic pollutants, protecting the bio-diversity of complex ecosystems. The resulting product is better for all, as well as softer and kinder to delicate skin.
We are steadfastly dedicated to ethical production values. Our organic cotton clothing is manufactured at a SMETA* and GOTS* certified facility in Europe, dedicated to environmentally friendly production and the highest standards of fabrication. Carefully curated accessories are responsibly sourced and made from sustainable, organic and recycled materials.
Our stationery comes from recognised UK paper merchants who source from well-managed, sustainable forests. Stickers (vegan product) are made from 100% post consumer recycled waste paper and are fully biodegradable. Swing tags are produced on natural card with soft string ties. Tissue paper (vegan product) is made from recycled pulp fibres, acid fee and fully recyclable. Even our mailers are 100% recycled, plastic free and fully recyclable.
Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) is one of the most widely used ethical audit report formats in the world. Designed to drive convergence in ethical trade and corporate social responsibility.
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain social responsibility.
OETKO-TEX STANDARD 100 is one of the world’s best-known standards for textiles tested for harmful substances, ensuring customer confidence and high product safety.