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Nike

At Wedge, we have gathered and analyzed the following information on Nike to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of its sustainability efforts.

Nike

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.


Animal Welfare:

Nike has a number of animal welfare policies in place. These policies are designed to ensure that animals are treated humanely and ethically throughout the supply chain.

Fur

Nike does not use fur in any of its products. The company has a policy of not using fur, and it has been a member of the Fur Free Alliance since 2014.

Nike has a number of animal welfare policies in place. These policies are designed to ensure that animals are treated humanely and ethically throughout the supply chain.

Down

Nike sources down from suppliers that meet its strict animal welfare standards. These standards require that the down be sourced from birds that are not live plucked, and that the birds are raised in humane conditions.

Leather

Nike sources leather from suppliers that meet its strict animal welfare standards. These standards require that the leather be sourced from animals that are not raised in inhumane conditions, and that the animals are slaughtered in a humane manner.

Wool

Nike sources wool from suppliers that meet its strict animal welfare standards. These standards require that the wool be sourced from sheep that are not raised in inhumane conditions, and that the sheep are sheared in a humane manner.

Nike sources down from suppliers that meet its strict animal welfare standards. These standards require that the down be sourced from birds that are not live plucked, and that the birds are raised in humane conditions.