Zalando scores 1 out of 100 points in this ranking – showing no significant performance on more sustainable cotton, and has therefore not yet started.
Zalando 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. One point is provided for Zalando's zLabels brand, which sells sustainable products containing organic or recycled cotton.
Zalando does not publish any information about volumes of more sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute volume.
Zalando 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).