Calculate textile impact, smarter and faster

Streamline the assessment and management of your textile products' environmental footprint. Convert data into actionable insights, empowering reduction strategies and ensuring credible reporting and communication.

Fact-based sustainability insights for data-driven decisions

Textile impact transparency, accessible and easy

Amidst transformative challenges, the textile industry needs tools to obtain crucial sustainability data to reduce impact, report and adapt to upcoming regulations. Powered by SimaPro, we develop accessible, user-friendly and scalable solutions to help you report, reduce and communicate with credibility.

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    Access credible impact data faster and easier

    Calculating and reporting your product level impact is becoming more important as customers, buyers and regulators are requiring impact data. Save time and resources with accessible and user-friendly tools based on LCA and textile expertise, designed to help you get started and support your impact transparency journey.


    Results based on predefined product scenario and self-declared inputs. Covering supply chains from cradle-to-gate/grave.

    Overwrite product scenario with primary data
    150+ different predefined product scenarios ready
    Fast and user-friendly, results in minutes
    Easily identify supply chain hotspots
    Effectively report your scope 3 emissions
    Bulk upload and API integration support, DPP ready


    Results based on customizable product scenario and expert check on your input. Covering supply chains from cradle-to-gate/grave.

    Customizable product scenario
    Input data checked by bAwear Experts
    Fully customized product scenario
    Impact insights for each supply chain step
    Impact data analysis guided by Experts
    Results ready for third-party certification
    Comply and report your scope 3 emissions
    Get started fast and easy

    From fashion to workwear

    Created for companies and product categories across the textile industry. Our accessible and user-friendly online solution enables you to start and progress with product-level sustainability.

    Environmental impact report in minutes

    How it works - bAwear Advanced

    1. Select a product scenario

    Select a predefined product scenario from over 15+ different textile product categories and 200+ unique product scenarios.

    2. Use your primary data

    Easily overwrite the predefined product scenario made with worst-case selected data with your primary data to overwrite and improve results.

    3. Analyze, identify and reduce

    Review your cradle-to-grave results in the impact report within minutes and identify hotspots throughout your textile supply chain.

    Why choose us?

    Textile dedicated, built with expertise

    Powered by SimaPro, we integrate LCA and textile expertise to develop data-driven sustainability solutions tailored for the textile industry.

    LCA and textile expertise

    Our team of LCA and textile experts guide you through every step, helping you understand your results, implement practical solutions, and meet your impact transparency goals.

    Turn data into information

    Take action with tangible and actionable insights without complexity. Embrace streamlined LCAs, providing measurable actions for informed decision-making.

    Revolutionizing scalability

    With Streamlined LCAs, we scale up impact assessments to multiple products, fostering a comprehensive approach that surpasses individual product calculations.

    Save time and resources

    bAwear's Streamlined LCAs offer cost-efficient access to sustainability data, allowing companies of any budget to make data-driven environmental decisions.


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    Frequently asked questions

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    What are streamlined LCAs?

    At bAwear, we understand that businesses need practical and scalable solutions to assess their environmental impact. Our streamlined LCA approach respects the essential aspects of a traditional LCA while offering the speed and efficiency that companies need. By focusing on key elements, we can provide impact calculations that offer valuable insights into environmental hotspots within a supply chain. Our approach enables companies to assess the impact of multiple products, allowing for a more comprehensive view of their sustainability landscape. This broader perspective helps businesses make informed decisions and take meaningful action to reduce their environmental footprint.

    What is the methodology used by bAwear?

    The bAwear Calculator uses the ReCiPe 2016 midpoint (Hierarchist) methodology. The reported environmental impact indicators are ‘Climate change’ (referred to as ‘Global warming’),  Fossil Resource Scarcity (Energy use’ in this tool), and ‘Water use", and 'Land use'.

    What can I do with the results of my calculations?

    The results of your calculations can be used for understanding the environmental impact of your textile supply chain and provide insights to make better, data-driven decisions to drive sustainable product design and/or sourcing.

    How does a streamlined LCA work?

    Overall, streamlined LCAs aim to provide a rapid and cost-effective way to assess the environmental impacts of products or systems while still maintaining a reasonable level of accuracy and reliability. By simplifying data collection, modelling, and analysis techniques, they make LCA more accessible to a broader range of users and applications. However, it's important to recognize that the level of detail and accuracy achieved in a streamlined LCA may not be sufficient for all purposes, and careful consideration should be given to the appropriateness of the approach for a given application.

    Are streamlined LCAs reliable?

    Overall, while streamlined LCAs can provide valuable insights and facilitate decision-making, their reliability hinges on careful consideration of scope, data quality, methodological rigor, and validation processes. It's essential to assess the suitability of a streamlined LCA approach for a specific application and to interpret the results with an understanding of its limitations and uncertainties.

    Are the calculations PEF-CR compliant?

    The Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules (PEF-CR) are currently under construction and not formalized, therefore there is no solution which can be PEF-CR compliant.

    Why does bAwear not calculate chemical toxicity?

    bAwear does not calculate chemical toxicity because the composition and behaviour of chemicals used in textile processes are largely unknown and highly variable. Chemicals in formulations are often not fully disclosed, and their reactions and transformations during processing are complex and unpredictable. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are frequently incomplete, making it difficult to assess toxicity accurately. Additionally, eco-toxicity models require known chemical structures, which are not always available. Consequently, bAwear believes that any toxicity impact calculations would be unreliable, and potentially misleading by a factor of 10-100 times, and thus prefers not to report these impact categories.

    What does 'Powered by SimaPro' mean?

    "Powered by SimaPro" means that bAwear utilizes SimaPro's calculation engine and LCA expertise to provide credible sustainability metrics for textiles. Together, we combine over 30 years of textile sustainability and LCA experience.