The Lalbhai Group scores of 5.3 out of 100 points in this ranking and is at the start of its journey towards cotton sustainability. It is the best scoring company from India.
The Lalbhai Group has a public policy on sustainable sourcing in place and states that sourcing sustainable cotton is crucial for its operations. The company has a policy to reduce the use of highly hazardous pesticides. However, issues regarding water use and biodiversity in cotton cultivation remain unaddressed. A post-consumer recycling initiative uses recycled cotton fibres to make jeans. The Arvind brand is a member of the Better Cotton Initiative. The Lalbhai Group does not have a public time-bound commitment for sourcing 100% sustainable cotton.
The Lalbhai Group does not publish any information on volumes of sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute terms.
The Lalbhai Group 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).