The company scores 4.5 out of 100 points and has not yet started. Ann Taylor, one of the company’s brands, is a member of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI).
The company has no public policy nor a stated intention on sustainable cotton sourcing. The Ann Taylor brand addresses environmental and social issues in cotton cultivation through its BCI membership, but additional concrete commitments are lacking. Ann Taylor has implemented a Give Back Box initiative in order to allow customers to return clothing they no longer need. The company does not have policies in place to address any of the environmental and social cotton production policy issues that were the subject of this ranking. The company has no public time-bound target for more sustainable cotton sourcing.
The company does not publish any information about volumes of more sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute terms.
The company does not publish information on the absolute volume and origin of the cotton used in its products. The company does not provide information on its suppliers (finished product, fabric manufacturers, yarn spinners).