Apparel

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Overall Scores

53 of the largest apparel companies in the world were assessed against the CHRB’s Apparel Methodology, of which 22 were new additions in 2019 and 9 were also assessed in at least one other sector. Even though there has been a general upward trend for companies assessed in the past three years, newly added companies pull the 2019 apparel average down to 25%, which is marginally lower that the 2018 apparel average of 27%

Total 53

Companies

12

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Falabella, Salvatore Ferragamo, Costco Wholesale, Page Industries, ANTA Sports Products, LPP, Ross Stores, Foot Locker, Shenzhou International Group Holdings, Heilan Home, Youngor, Zheijan Semir Garment.

0-10
16

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Macy's, Yue Yuen, L Brands, LVMH, Amazon.com, Inc., Mr Price, TJX Companies, Tapestry, Nordstrom, Ralph Lauren, Capri Holdings, Hermes International, Prada, Carter's, Skechers, Kohl's.

10-20
8

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Aeon Company, Lululemon Athletica, PVH, Associated British Foods, Walmart Inc, Columbia Sportswear, Target, Hugo Boss.

20-30
4

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Next, Kering, Under Armour, Gildan Activewear.

30-40
6

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: Fast Retailing, Burberry, Nike, Puma, Tesco, Wesfarmers.

40-50
4

Companies in this band

Highest score >> Lowest score: The Gap Inc, VF, Hanesbrands, Hennes & Mauritz.

50-60
1

Companies in this band

Inditex

60-70
1

Companies in this band

Marks & Spencer Group

70-80
1

Companies in this band

Adidas

80-90
90-100

Score Range (%)

 

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Measurement Theme Performance

The graphic below shows the average score in points by Measurement Theme for Apparel companies. Apparel companies are scoring lowest on average in Measurement Theme C (Remedies and Grievance Mechanisms).

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2019 Key Findings Report

In the Key Findings Report you can find the highest and lowest scoring companies in each industry by measurement theme, analysis of trends, and emerging practice.

The 2019 Key Findings Report is supported by a technical annex which provides more detailed information about the 2019 assessment process. The Technical Annex to the 2019 CHRB is available in our News section.

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