P.E. Nation is an Australian active-streetwear brand founded by Pip Edwards and Claire Tregoning in Sydney in 2015. Its mission is to shape the way you live making you fit, strong, bold, individual, fun, and independent.
The label creates sports luxe athleisure and activewear for urban life, lived at fast-pace, designed to perform all day, every day. Its latest collection includes athleisure aesthetics with standout pieces like full-court jackets, track record tanks, arena sports bras, hooded blazers, and seamless shorts.
P.E. Nation's philosophy is centered around quality design and construction while offering fashion-forward, comfortable, and fashionable pieces. It creates recycled, sustainable, low-impact, and conscious apparel. The brand values sustainability and protection of the planet.
Sustainability Rating: 5/10
Category: Clothing, bags, accessories
For: Women, men
Type: Sportswear, outerwear, loungewear, denim, sweaters
Sizes: 2XS-3XL, 0-14 (US), 4-16 (UK), 32-46 (EU), 4-18 (AU)
Fabrics: Cotton, hemp, polyester, nylon, spandex
100% Organic: No
100% Vegan: No
Ethical & Fair: Yes
Producing country: Not transparent enough
"The fashion landscape is changing and sustainability, now, more than ever is a responsibility we all share. We welcome this important change to our business and invite you to join us in creating Our Conscious Nation, which seeks to raise awareness and offer transparency around our commitment to holistically implementing meaningful and sustainable business practices, to reduce our impact on the environment, across every aspect of production, right through to packaging and delivery."
P.E Nation uses a fair amount of organic or recycled materials such as organic cotton, hemp, recycled polyester, and regenerated nylon. It sources its synthetic fabrics from Carvico, considered the global leader in the manufacturing of warp-knitted stretch fabrics.
P.E Nation's packaging is now fully recyclable and its drawstring bags are made from recycled polyester (rPET). Its labels and swing tags also include recycled cardboards and post-consumer waste plastics. All woven and care labels are comprised of 100% recycled polyester yarns.
P.E Nation is a proud member of Sedex, one of the world's largest collaborative platforms for sharing responsible sourcing data on supply chains.
It's also a foundation member of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), a UK-based alliance of companies, trade unions, and NGOs that monitors supply chains by the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).
However, the Australian sportswear brand doesn't provide any information regarding how it chooses its network of suppliers, or how often audits are conducted to ensure social standards, good working conditions, and identify potential risk areas.
P.E Nation doesn't sell any clothing made from animal-derived materials at the moment but doesn't state that the brand is 100% vegan either.
P.E Nation continues to significantly improve its environmental impact and build its sustainability practices.
However, it doesn't show any measurement of its greenhouse gas emissions, water, land, and energy use, pollution, and waste across its supply chain. It doesn't have any clear sustainability goal or timeline to improve in the future either.
Discover P.E Nation sustainable collections at pe-nation.com.
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