|Canada Goose Holdings Inc||CAN||website|
| Bain Capital LP
owns 49% of Canada Goose Holdings Inc
|Canada Goose Holdings Inc|
The 2023 Fashion Transparency Index reviewed 250 of the world's largest fashion brands and retailers and ranked them according to how much they disclose about their human rights and environmental policies, practices and impacts. Brands owned by this company scored 16%, signifying it is doing a bit more than the others when it comes to having policies and commitments in place and auditing and reporting activities, but could be doing more. The average score was 26% and the highest score was 83%.
Source: Fashion Revolution (2023)
This company owns brands rated 'Not good enough' by Good On You, whose rating system considers the most important social and environmental issues facing the fashion industry to assess a brand's impact on people, the planet and animals.
Source: Good On You (2022)
This company is 49% owned by Bain Capital, which has numerous criticisms and an overall Shop Ethical rating of 'F'.
Source: Shop Ethical (2023)
In 2021 this company was fined about US$64,000 by Chinese authorities for allegedly misleading consumers about the materials it uses. The complaint centres on the company's claim it uses "Hutterite down," the warmest down available. It alleges the company uses other kinds of down in most of its products.
Source: CBC Canada (2021)
In June 2021 PETA and its affiliates suspended their long running international campaigns against Canada Goose, after the company agreed to stop using coyote fur in its products. PETA will re-engage the company to push for an end to its use of feathers, which geese and ducks continue to suffer for.
Source: Market Watch (2021)
This company has committed to making products with RDS-certified down. The Responsible Down Standard (RDS) is an independent, voluntary global standard which ensures that down and feathers come from ducks and geese that have been treated well, with no live plucking or force feeding. However the RDS has been criticised by PETA, who claim live plucking still occurs at RDS farms. (https://bit.ly/3TAiNB6)
Source: RDS (2022)
Canada Goose does not participate in questionnaires from unsolicited third-party ratings agencies. Follow link to see their Sustainability Report and Supply Chain ESG Summary.
Source: company website (2022)
This company is a founding member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, a multi-stakeholder initiative launched in March 2011 by a group of global apparel and footwear companies and non-profit organizations (representing nearly one third of the global market share for apparel and footwear). The Coalition's goals are to reduce the apparel industry's environmental and social impact, and to develop a universal index to measure environmental and social performance of apparel products.
Source: Sustainable Apparel Coalition (2023)
|Address||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
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