• COUNTRY OF HQ
  • Denmark
  • SELECTION OF SUBSIDIARIES
  • Jack & Jones
  • Junarose
  • Jacqueline De Yong
  • Mamalicious
  • Name It
  • Noisy May
  • Object Collectors Item
  • Only
  • Only & Sons
  • Pieces
  • Selected
  • Vero Moda
  • Vila Clothes
  • Y.A.S.
PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS COTTON RANKING 2017

How is the company performing?

Score
11
Policy
11
Uptake
0
Traceability
0

Where is Bestseller A/S on the journey to sustainable cotton?

Not yet started
Starting the journey Bestseller A/S in 2017
Well on the way
Leading the way
Company performance analysis
OVERALL

Bestseller scores 11 out of 100 points and is therefore starting its sustainable cotton journey. Bestseller is a member of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) and Cotton made in Africa (CmiA).

POLICY

The company states that cotton is one of its most important fibres. It continuously engages with cotton farmers to contribute to safe working conditions as well as to reducing environmental impact. The company addresses environmental and social issues in cotton cultivation through its BCI membership. It has no additional policies in place to address issues such as the elimination of HHP, reducing water use, biodiversity, cotton recycling or labour issues in cotton cultivation. It bans Uzbek cotton. For its brands Jack & Jones and ONLY the company has specific targets for sourcing more sustainable cotton: 100% of cotton sourced should be more sustainable in 2020. Bestseller does not have corporate target to achieve a more sustainable cotton supply.

UPTAKE

The company states that one third of its cotton comes from more sustainable sources. It is however not clear what is meant by more sustainable sources. The company does not publish additional information on the absolute volume of sustainable cotton sourced.

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).

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