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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS COTTON RANKING 2017

How is the company performing?

Score
1.5
Policy
1.5
Uptake
0
Traceability
0

Where is Mr Price group on the journey to sustainable cotton?

Not yet started Mr Price group in 2017
Starting the journey
Well on the way
Leading the way
Company performance analysis
OVERALL

Mr Price 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

Mr Price 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 only points awarded to the Mr Price group are for its support to the Clothing Bank by donating samples, write-offs and returned merchandise, as well as used fixtures and fittings, thus contributing to material reuse.

UPTAKE

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

TRACEABILITY

Mr Price 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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