Tchibo GmbH

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  • Germany
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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS COTTON RANKING 2017

How is the company performing?

Score
60.3
Policy
15.5
Uptake
40.8
Traceability
4

Where is Tchibo GmbH on the journey to sustainable cotton?

Not yet started
Starting the journey
Well on the way
Leading the way Tchibo GmbH in 2017
Company performance analysis
OVERALL

Tchibo is the second best performing company scoring 60.3 out 100 points and leading the way. Its retail brand Tchibo is a member of Cotton Made In Africa (CmiA) and an organic cotton user.

POLICY

Tchibo has policies to improve working conditions in raw material production and to minimise environmental impact. To this end it is a member of with global sustainability organisations, including Textile Exchange and Organic Cotton Accelerator. Tchibo uses CmiA and organic cotton in its products. Its reliance on these standards is reflected in Tchibo’s corporate policies for cotton cultivation, which are limited in the areas of water, HPPsand human rights. The company’s efforts on biodiversity are integrated as an essential component of environmental protection in management and reporting systems. Tchibo has a target for 100% sustainable sourcing in 2020.

UPTAKE

Tchibo sourced 80% of its cotton as organic or CmiA in 2015.

TRACEABILITY

The company does not publish information on the absolute volume and origin of the cotton used in its products. It published a list of tier-1 suppliers in June 2017. The company does not provide information on its tier-2 or tier-3 suppliers (fabric manufacturers or yarn spinners).

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