At Wedge, we have gathered and analyzed the following information on Nike to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of its sustainability efforts.
Carbon Emissions: Carbon intensity measures greenhouse gas emissions in relation to a company's revenue or employees. It helps assess a company's carbon footprint and commitment to reducing emissions.
Labor Practices: Nike's commitment to ethical labor practices includes: a public commitment but doesn't include: an action plan and separate labor costs. Living wage paid rating of 1/5.
For more details, visit the brand's Fashion Checker page.
Renewable Energy Sources: Nike uses 93% renewable energy throughout its operations, and Nike doesn't specify suppliers' and manufacturers' energy consumption.
Transparency: Nike's Fashion Transparency Index score is 54.3. The index assesses brands' transparency regarding their social and environmental policies. For more information, visit the Fashion Revolution website.
Sustainable Materials: Nike uses recycled materials for a portion of its production, 16.27% to be exact. Additionally, 3.23% of the materials used are organic. The company also aims to be environmentally conscious when using leather, with 28% of it being recycled. For cotton, 66% of it is Better Cotton Initiative certified, 12% is organic, and 0.6% is recycled. These practices demonstrate Nike's commitment to sustainability and ethical production.