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FASHION REVOLUTION | FASHION TRANSPARENCY INDEX 2017

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AVERAGE SCORES ACROSS THE SECTIONS

49% 1. POLICY & COMMITMENTS The highest concentration of brands scored in the 71-80% range with 11 brands scoring above 80% and 16 brands scoring 20% or less. By and large, brands are disclosing the most about their policies and commitments on social and environmental issues.

34% 2.

8% 3.

16% 4.

9% 5.

GOVERNANCE

TRACEABILITY

KNOW, SHOW & FIX

SPOTLIGHT ISSUES

The largest number of brands (37) score less than 10%. 13 brands fall in the 41-50% range. Marks & Spencer is the only brand to score 100% meaning that they’re disclosing who in the team is responsible for social and environmental issues, along with their contact details, board level accountability, and how other staff and suppliers are incentivised to improve performance.

Overall brands are disclosing few details about their suppliers. The good news is that 32 brands are publishing suppliers lists (tier 1). 14 brands are publishing their processing facilities. No one is publishing their raw material suppliers. Gap Inc. brands come out on top because their supplier lists include detailed information such as types of products/ services and number of workers in each facility.

The highest concentration of brands (36) fall in the 11-20% range and many others (31) score less than 10%. Adidas and Reebok score highest in the 31-40% range. Brands often disclose their supplier assessment processes and procedures. However, brands share little information about the results of these efforts nor do brands share much about the effects of their efforts to fix problems in factories when found.

Overall brands are disclosing little about their efforts to pay living wages or to support collective bargaining and unionisation. Few brands are disclosing their efforts to address overconsumption of resources. Only 8 brands scored above 31% and no brand scored above 50%.

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Fashion Transparency Index 2017  

A review of 100 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and enviro...

Fashion Transparency Index 2017  

A review of 100 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers ranked according to how much they disclose about their social and enviro...