Rated: It's a start
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Puma's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It has set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations and supply chain and it is on track to meet its target. It has set a deadline to eliminate hazardous chemicals by 2025 but it is unclear whether it is on track to meet it. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products.
Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its supply chain auditing is accredited with FLA Workplace Code of Conduct and applies to all of the final stage of production. It received a score of 51-60% in the 2021 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it implements practices to encourage diversity and inclusion in most of its supply chain. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It discloses policies and safeguards to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.
Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms and has some clear mechanisms to implement. It uses leather and exotic animal skin. It uses down certified by the Responsible Down Standard. It has a policy to source wool from non-mulesed sheep but does not provide evidence on how it is implemented. It does not use exotic animal hair, fur or angora. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.
Puma is rated 'It's a start' overall.