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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS COTTON RANKING 2017

How is the company performing?

Score
3.8
Policy
0
Uptake
0
Traceability
3.8

Where is Under Armour, Inc. on the journey to sustainable cotton?

Not yet started Under Armour, Inc. in 2017
Starting the journey
Well on the way
Leading the way
Company performance analysis
OVERALL

Under Armour scores 3.8 out of 100 points in this ranking – showing no significant performance on more sustainable cotton, and has therefore not yet started.

POLICY

Under Armour states on its website that it is "just getting started" when it comes to sustainability in the supply chain. Efforts are currently limited to working with its manufacturing partners to reduce its collective environmental footprint and do not extend to the cotton cultivation stage. The company has no published policy or sourcing commitment related to sustainable cotton and does not address water, pesticide, biodiversity and human rights related issues in cotton cultivation. The company does not have a recycling policy or initiatives for recycling textile or cotton.

UPTAKE

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

TRACEABILITY

Under Armour discloses a list of its strategic tier-1 suppliers – assembly locations and specialty vendors that are estimated to account for over 70% of its business. Currently, the company doesn’t provide information on its suppliers further into its supply chain. The company does not publish information on the absolute volume and origin of the cotton used in its products.

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