Demand more transparency from fashion brands
For the past 5 years, Fashion Revolution has been auditing the world's largest fashion brands through the Fashion Transparency Index, ranking them according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts. The Index is a tool to incentivise and push major brands to be more transparent, and encourage them to disclose more information about their policies, practices and supply chain.
Only 16% of brands publish annual carbon emissions produced within their supply chains — where the highest proportion of carbon is emitted across the lifecycle of a garment.Source
- Includes transparency on a range of factors, from working conditions to animal welfare and gender equality
- Encourages businesses to share information on their sustainability practices, even if they are not following best practice
- Being the most transparent doesn't necessarily mean you are being the most sustainable – there is just more information available
- Transparency indexes are a tool for change, but action has to be taken by the companies on the information
Making a difference
The average score for all 250 brands and retailers is 23% out of 250 possible points, showing that the world’s biggest brands have a long way to go towards transparency.