Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility

Karlowsky Fashion GmbH is a medium-sized family business from Wanzleben-Börde near Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, which is already in its 5th generation of offering innovative workwear, as well as shoes and accessories for the catering, hotel, medical, care and wellness industries. As an internationally operating company, our sphere of activity extends far beyond our location in Wanzleben-Börde. However, the foundation for a more sustainable future is laid at our company headquarters outside Magdeburg. For us, this already begins in the design and development phase of our products, where we take environmentally relevant product requirements into account. Our goal is to continuously improve the sustainability aspect of our products. The long-term goal is to become one of the most sustainable apparel brands in our industries.

Sustainability Report 2021
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Policy Statement
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Certificates, Cooperations & Memberships

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The new products in the Green Generation® collection are made of GOTS-certified organic cotton and GRS-certified polyester made of 100% recycled plastic. Karlowsky as a manufacturer thus lives up to its pioneering role in the field of sustainability – with a collection that not only shapes the present with its unusual style, but also (helps) shape the future through the use of sustainable materials.

Highest product safety for the consumer: standardised testing for substances harmful to health and the environment.

In Labtech’s testing laboratory we have all our fabrics and products tested for harmful substances and washing properties (colour fastness & washing behaviour) according to standardised testing methods.Also we have tested the functionalities of e.g. zips and press studs. This ensures quality assurance along the entire value chain.

Karlowsky Fashion is committed to the amfori BSCI code: this means fair working conditions and social standards in all production facilities.