Puma's environment rating is 'it's a start'. Its tanneries are audited by the Leather Working Group. It is a member of the Better Cotton Initiative. It uses few eco-friendly materials. It has set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gases in its own operations by 35% by 2030 and reduce emissions in its supply chain by 60% per unit of revenue. It has set a deadline to eliminate hazardous chemicals by 2020. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste in its supply chain.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It monitors health and safety issues with an internal procedure. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain but does not specify if it uses unannounced audits.
Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It uses leather, wool and down. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora.
Puma is rated 'It's a start' based on information from our own research.
Last Updated: November 2019