TJX’s scores 0.8 out of 100 points in this ranking – showing no significant performance on more sustainable cotton, and has therefore not yet started.
TJX has no public policy on sustainable cotton in place and makes no mention of any intention to reduce harmful impacts of cotton production on its website. Issues regarding water use, pesticide use and biodiversity in cotton cultivation remain unaddressed as do labour and human rights violations. A small number of points has been allocated for the brand TK Maxx as it has a policy to increase sourcing share of organic and Fairtrade cotton clothing for its stores. It indicates that its Red Nose Day t-shirts have been made from 100% Fairtrade certified organic cotton, but no other products are mentioned.
TJX does not publish any information about volumes of more sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute terms.
TJX 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).