Gorman head office is located on the land of Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation and pays respects to leaders past, present, and emerging.
What does the brand stand for?
At Gorman, we strive to empower and uplift individuals, celebrating their creativity and bringing joy through art and vibrant colours. We are committed to working towards a more fair and equitable world, fostering ethical manufacturing practices, building partnerships with communities and organisations that share our values.
Why does Gorman care about sustainability?
We are dedicated to reducing our negative impact and creating positive outcomes for people, animals, and the planet. Gorman believes that protecting our planet for future generations is a responsibility we all share.
Our commitment to sustainability is driven by our desire to minimise harm and embrace practices that promote a healthier and more sustainable fashion industry.
How are we creating change?
We have developed our strategies in line with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), focusing on those most relevant to the Textiles Clothing and Fashion Industries, including:
#3 Good Health and Wellbeing
- Inclusive Workplace
- Eco Toilet & Bathroom Products
- 3 Phase Recycling
#5 Gender Equality
- Gender Equality & Diversity Policy
#6 Clean Water and Sanitation
- Environmental Procurement Policy
- Professional Environmental Audits
#8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
- Employee Code of Conduct
- Child & Forced Labour Policy
- ESG Audits
- Living wage Audits
- Modern Slavery Training
#9 Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
- Newly formed Sustainability Committee
- Circular Design Workshops
#12 Responsible Consumption and Production
- Membership of APCO
#13 Climate Action
- Carbon Footprint Report
- Carbon Neutral & Offsetting Practice
#16 Life on Land
- Support Reforestation and Regeneration of Native Habitat for endangered species in Victoria.
Read more about the 17 UN SDG here