Carrefour scores 6.3 out of 100 points in this ranking (up from 2.9 in 2017), and has started the journey towards cotton sustainability.
Carrefour has a cotton sourcing policy in place. However, no specific policies are in place to eliminate the use of highly hazardous pesticides or reduce water use. The company has signed the Fashion Pact which aims to reduce the impact of the fashion industry, in particular stopping global warming, restoring biodiversity and protecting the oceans. The company promotes the upcycling of used products such as jeans. The company has no public commitment to source sustainable cotton but states its ambition to expand its organic product range and achieve 5 billion Euros sales of organic products by 2022 which includes organic cotton.
Carrefour does not publish any information about volumes of sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute terms.
Carrefour 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).