Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • COUNTRY OF HQ
  • USA
  • SELECTION OF SUBSIDIARIES
  • Fruit of the Loom
  • Fruit of the Loom Activewear
  • JERZEES Activewear
  • Vanity Fair
  • Lily of France
  • Vassarette
  • Bestform
  • Curvation
  • Exquisite Form
  • Spalding
  • Dudley Sports
  • Russell Athletic
  • American Athletic
  • Inc.
PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS COTTON RANKING 2017

How is the company performing?

Score
1.5
Policy
1.5
Uptake
0
Traceability
0

Where is Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on the journey to sustainable cotton?

Not yet started Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in 2017
Starting the journey
Well on the way
Leading the way
Company performance analysis
OVERALL

The company scores 1.5 out of 100 points in this ranking – showing no significant performance on more sustainable cotton, and has therefore not yet started.

POLICY

Berkshire Hathaway has no policies in place on the assessed environmental and social criteria regarding more sustainable cotton procurement nor does it support cotton recycling. Fruit of the Loom, one its brands, does have a statement addressing issues in cotton cultivation. It states that it will only use ethically produced yarn to manufacture its garments and will refrain from using Uzbek cotton.

UPTAKE

The company does not publish any information about volumes of more sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute terms.

TRACEABILITY

The company does not publish information on the absolute volume and origin of the cotton used in its products. The company does not provide information on its suppliers (finished product, fabric manufacturers, yarn spinners). The brand Fruit of the Loom publishes a map with countries and finished goods manufacturers and subcontractors, but no information is provided on the percentage of supply.

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