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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Rotated component matrix of factor analysis

From: An empirical test of the triple bottom line of customer-centric sustainability: the case of fast fashion

  Measurement items Component
1 2 3
Economic sustainability EC1: [xyz]’s clothes have good design and style .851 .117 .194
EC2: [xyz]’s clothes are soft, comfortable and provide a good fit .810 .309 .230
EC3: [xyz]’s clothes provide high quality in materials and stitching .753 .304 .369
EC4: [xyz]’s clothes are fit for purpose, hard-wearing, and durable .701 .396 .335
Environmental sustainability EV1: Toxic chemicals are not used in production by [xyz] .229 .784 .376
EV2: [xyz] adopts environmentally friendly production practices .349 .719 .442
EV3: [xyz]’s clothes are produced with a minimum effect on the environment (e.g., no gases, low carbon foot print) and animals .337 .677 .512
EV4: [xyz]’s clothes are made from sustainable materials such as organic cotton and not be synthetic .398 .655 .451
Social sustainability SO1: [xyz] prefers local production of their clothing .311 .315 .791
SO2: [xyz]’s products are made under safe and healthy working conditions, without child labor or sweatshops .279 .378 .778
SO3: [xyz] pays fair wage for factory workers and raw material suppliers .272 .386 .752
SO4: [xyz] gives back to the communities in which it does business .322 .424 .728