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Reebok

Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: United States

Reebok has good policies to audit suppliers in its supply chain but is not taking adequate steps to ensure payment of a living wage for its workers.

Reebok sustainability rating

Planet

3 out of 5

People

3 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: It's a start

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Reebok is owned by Adidas Group.

Its environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It has set an absolute target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations but it has not set a supply chain target. It uses tanneries that are certified gold or silver by the Leather Working Group. It has conducted research with industry bodies on the impact of microplastics.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Some of its supply chain is certified by FLA Workplace Code of Conduct including all of the final stage of production. It received a score of 61-70% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It likely publishes detailed information about its supplier policies, audits and remediation processes. It publishes a detailed list of suppliers in the final stage of production, some information about the second and first stages of production and some information about the findings of supplier audits. It publishes some information about forced labour, gender equality or freedom of association. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It discloses policies 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 basic formal policy to protect animal welfare. It uses leather and down. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It dos not use fur, angora, exotic animal hair or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.

Reebok is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated July 2020