Industry Rank
7
Out of 52 Total Brands in the Leather & PU Industry
10
Out of 99 Total Brands in the Textile Industry
CITI Score
63.49
Total Possible Score:100

Brand CITI Score Analysis

Responsiveness and Transparency

6
Total Score:6
Respond to Enquiries and Engage with Public
Brand appoints someone to follow up on supplier(s) with environmental violation(s) (the frequency of communication with stakeholders occurs more often than quarterly) and pushes supplier(s) to issue public explanation(s). OR brand employs the automatic reporting form provided by the Blue EcoChain or equivalent system to communicate with stakeholders about suppliers’ environmental violations and the effectiveness of corrective actions.
8
Total Score:8
Promote Supply Chain Transparency
Brand updates published list of its suppliers in China at least annually and the list includes higher environmental impact suppliers, publicly discloses supply chain environmental information in the form of a map, and pushes suppliers disclosed on the map to track their own environmental compliance performance via Blue EcoChain or other automated methods, OR Brand comprehensively pushes its suppliers in China, including suppliers with high environmental impacts, to use the Blue EcoChain or other automated system to track their own environmental performance and commit to provide public disclosures regarding violations in a timely manner, thereby accepting public supervision.

Compliance and Corrective Actions

9
Total Score:10
Establish Screening Mechanism
Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track its suppliers’ environmental compliance AND comprehensively pushes its suppliers to track their own environmental compliance, including potential suppliers.
9
Total Score:12
Push Suppliers to Take Corrective Actions
Brand publicly requires supplier environmental compliance in writing and commits to stakeholders that it will push suppliers to adopt corrective actions, and pushes problem suppliers to promptly issue public explanations regarding the reason for violation, corrective actions already undertaken or in progress, and current compliance status in a timely manner, and pushes suppliers with high environmental risks to verify the effectiveness of the corrective actions.

Extend Green Supply Chain Practices

5
Total Score:6
Responsible management of chemical suppliers
Brand employs the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track chemical suppliers’ environmental compliance performance. Brand pushes problem suppliers to promptly issue public explanations regarding the reason for violation, corrective actions already undertaken or in progress, and current compliance status in a timely manner, and verify the effectiveness of the corrective actions ; OR continuously disclose information on corrective actions. Brand pushes high environmental impact suppliers to track their own environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods.
4.2
Total Score:10
Responsible management of wastewater
Brand pushes suppliers to notify centralized wastewater treatment facilities with environmental violations to adopt corrective measures.
1.5
Total Score:10
Responsible management of solid waste (including hazardous waste)
Brand pushes the solid waste transportation and disposal entities to track their own environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods, OR pushes solid waste transportation and disposal entities with environmental violations to take corrective action and at least issue public explanations regarding the reason for the violation, corrective actions are already undertaken or in progress, and current compliance status.
1
Total Score:4
Responsible management of logistic supplier
Brand publicly disclose green logistics targets or policies and extends its environmental management to logistics suppliers.
4
Total Score:6
Supplier selfmanagement
Brand pushes problem suppliers to promptly issue public explanations regarding the reason for violation, corrective actions already undertaken or in progress, and current compliance status in a timely manner, and verify the effectiveness of the corrective actions OR continuously disclose information on corrective actions. Brand’s direct suppliers push their own suppliers to track their environmental compliance performance via the Blue EcoChain or other automated methods.

Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction

7.79
Total Score:20
Push suppliers to reduce their energy use and carbon footprint, and disclose energy and climate data
Brand begins to calculate its greenhouse gas emissions, or publicly discloses its ongoing emissions reduction targets, or begins to manage emissions from its supply chain.
8
Total Score:12
Push suppliers to reduce resource use and pollutant emissions, and disclose pollutant release and transfer data
Brand has publicly disclosed resource use and pollutant emissions reduction target(s), and continuously pushes identified high resource users and/or polluters in its supply chain in China to measure and publicly disclose their PRTR data.

Promote Public Green Choice

0
Total Score:6
Direct the public attention to the environmental performance of Chinses suppliers
Brand has not yet conducted this type of work.

Communication Updates

  • required dyeing factory to disclose its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder New Balance, actively reported its 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data, which have already been publicly disclosed via IPE’s website.
    Quanzhou
     Disclosed PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has published annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/26 15:14:51
  • required factory to issue an explanation for supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder New Balance, actively communicated with environmental groups to issue an explanation for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2021.
    Suzhou
     Explanation
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations issue a public explanation;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/19 17:18:30
  • required factory to conduct an audit for its supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder New Balance, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, and underwent a third-party audit to verify the effectiveness of its corrective actions.
    Zhongshan
     Audit
    ● Rectification progress:Enterprise with violations complete the relevant GCA third-party audits to verify the completion and effectiveness of its corrective actions;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/11/18 8:56:53
  • required factory to disclose its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder New Balance, actively reported its 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data, which have already been publicly disclosed via IPE’s website.
    Yongzhou
     Disclosed PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has published annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2021/9/17 19:21:45

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