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Apparel/Accessories

Staying cool may still be as simple as what you wear, but to really be on the cutting edge, you should make purchasing choices that make a strong statement about climate change. Your wardrobe may change faster than anything else you own, but does it change the world? It can. The Apparel/Accessories sector has seen notable leadership on climate issues from some companies, and nothing on climate from others. The sector has faced scrutiny on developing-world labor issues for years; the time has come for the whole sector to realize it has an impact on climate change, as well.

Climate Counts uses CDP’s highly regarded climate performance score as our primary indicator of company performance on climate change. The scoring ranges from “A” (best) to “E” (worst) and assesses the level of action taken on climate change evidenced by the company's CDP response. The methodology to score company performance has been developed by CDP with input from our scoring partners, responding companies, investors, NGOs and other partners.

For more information on CDP’s scoring methodology visit: www.cdp.net

Corporate climate leadership matters!

  • Let businesses know that climate does count. Want them to do better? Tell them. Excited about their leadership? Let them know that, too.
  • Of course, please support high-ranked companies when you shop and invest.
  • Tell your friends, colleagues, and family to join you in supporting companies that are taking responsibility for climate change.
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Business has the power to change the world - and you have the power to change business. Is your favorite company STUCK, STARTINGSTRIDING, or SOARING? The race is on to address climate change. Look for our simple icons to help you support companies that reflect your values.

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Click here to download a copy of the full Climate Counts Company Scorecard.