WASHINGTON – New analysis suggests supply chain emissions from fashion brands are increasing and the industry is failing to reduce emissions at the rate needed to meet the 1.5C pathway outlined in the UN Paris Agreement.
US-based non-profit Stand.Earth examined nine fashion retailers that are part of the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, all of which had disclosed textile supply chain emissions for two years prior, and reported an annual revenue of at least US$4bn. These were American Eagle Outfitters, Fast Retailing (UNIQLO), Gap, H&M, Inditex, Kering (Gucci), Levi’s, Lululemon, and Nike.
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