• COUNTRY OF HQ
  • USA
  • SELECTION OF SUBSIDIARIES
  • Carter's
  • OshKosh B'Gosh
  • Just One You
  • Child of Mine
  • Genuine Kids
  • Precious Firsts
PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS COTTON RANKING 2017

How is the company performing?

Score
0.5
Policy
0.5
Uptake
0
Traceability
0

Where is Carter's, Inc. on the journey to sustainable cotton?

Not yet started Carter's, Inc. in 2017
Starting the journey
Well on the way
Leading the way
Company performance analysis
OVERALL

Carter’s scores 0.5 out of 100 points in this ranking – showing no significant performance on more sustainable cotton, and has therefore not yet started.

POLICY

Carter’s has no public policy on sustainable cotton in place and makes no mention of any intention to reduce harmful impacts of cotton production on its website. Issues regarding water use, pesticide use and biodiversity in cotton cultivation remain unaddressed as do labour and human rights violations. The company has a position statement banning Uzbek cotton.

UPTAKE

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

TRACEABILITY

Carter’s 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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