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How green is your closet

China's Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs and the international nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council ranked clothing and textile brands on several criteria for their sustainabiity efforts.

    Engagement & responsiveness Compliance & corrective action Extend green supply-chain practices Data disclosure & transparency Responsible recycling
      Respond to & engage with the public Establish screening mechanism Push for corrective action Centralized wastewater treatment Identify & manage main polluting sectors Extend management upstream Energy & climate data Pollutant release & transfer Recycling used products
Rank Brand Maximum points: 100 12 12 14 10 14 8 10 12 8
1 Adidas 66 12 12 14 2.5 7 2 7.5 9 0
2 H&M 59.5 12 12 7 2.5 7 4 5 6 4
3 Levi's 59 12 12 10.5 2.5 7 2 5 6 2
4 Marks & Spencer 52.5 9 9 7 2.5 7 2 5 9 2
5 Walmart 51.5 9 12 14 0 7 4 2.5 3 0
5 Esquel 51.5 9 12 14 0 7 2 2.5 3 2
7 Nike 49.5 12 9 10.5 0 7 4 5 0 2
8 Uniqlo 44 9 12 14 0 7 0 0 0 2
9 Puma 43.5 12 9 7 0 7 0 2.5 6 0
10 Target 42.5 9 12 7 0 7 2 2.5 3 0
11 Zara 40 9 12 7 0 7 2 0 3 0
12 Burberry 39 9 9 7 0 3.5 2 2.5 6 0
13 Gap 36 9 9 7 0 7 4 0 0 0
13 C&A 36 9 9 7 0 7 4 0 0 0
13 Ikea 36 9 12 7 0 3.5 0 2.5 0 2
16 Esprit 29 9 6 7 0 7 0 0 0 0
16 Li-Ning 29 9 6 7 0 7 0 0 0 0
18 Mizuno 28 9 6 7 0 3.5 0 2.5 0 0
19 Primark 25.5 9 6 7 0 3.5 0 0 0 0
20 Ann Taylor 22.5 6 6 7 0 3.5 0 0 0 0
21 Jack & Jones 22 9 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Timberland 21 12 3 0 0 3.5 0 2.5 0 0
23 Toread 16 6 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Tommy Hilfiger 16 6 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Youngor 9 9 3 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 G-Star 15.5 9 3 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 The North Face 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Lee Jeans 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Carrefour 9 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Disney 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Calvin Klein 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Benetton 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Tesco 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Lafuma 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Sears 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Kmart 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Armani 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Kate Spade 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Next 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Abercrombie & Fitch 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 Giordano 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Hugo Boss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 361 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Kappa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Guess 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Anta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Cortefiel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 DKNY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Victoria's Secret 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Macy's 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 J.C. Penney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Meters/bonwe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
42 Polo Ralph Lauren 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Source: "Greening the Global Supply Chain: CITI Index 2015 Annual Evaluation Report "(114.215.104.68:89/Upload/file/CITI/2015/CITI%20report%202.0-2015_EN.pdf)