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  • Overall approach
    1/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Capri Holdings is a member of the UN Global Compact.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      0/1
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    16/84
    • Leather
      22/84
      • Commitment Strength
        13/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          3/17
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment
            2.7/10.7
            Which certification schemes are used?: Other certification

            If Other, specify here: Leather Working Group
            "In prioritizing our responsible sourcing initiatives, we are primarily focused on the material most important to our business - leather. Capri Holdings is a member of the Leather Working Group, a multi-stakeholder initiative working toward developing and maintaining a consistent protocol to assess the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers. To minimize the negative impact leather production may have on the environment, we are committed to sourcing at least 95% of the leather used in our products from Leather Working Group Gold or Silver Certified tanneries, or from tanneries achieving comparable certification, by 2025.Our company is also exploring innovative and environmentally-responsible alternatives to leather, and we are willing to invest in opportunities to make leather alternatives that do not compromise on sustainability or longevity a reality"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            What percentage of commodity production/sourcing is excluded?: 0 Not disclosed

            What is the rationale for any exclusion?: Not disclosed

            If no, what is excluded?: Product line
            "The raw material most important to our business is leather. We estimate that for calendar year 2019, approximately 94% of our leather was sourced from Leather Working Group Bronze Certified (or above) tanneries, or tanneries achieving comparable certification. Note that this figure does not account for all exotic skins and small leather components"
          • Target date
            2025
            0.8/2
            Target date
            2025
            0.8/2
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: Not disclosed
            "In prioritizing our responsible sourcing initiatives, we are primarily focused on the material most important to our business - leather. Capri Holdings is a member of the Leather Working Group, a multi-stakeholder initiative working toward developing andmaintaining a consistent protocol to assess the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers. To minimize the negative impact leather production may have on the environment, we are committed to sourcing at least 95% of the leather used in our products from Leather Working Group Gold or Silver Certified tanneries, or from tanneries achieving comparable certification, by 2025.Our company is also exploring innovative and environmentally-responsible alternatives to leather, and we are willing to invest in opportunities to make leather alternativesthat do not compromise on sustainability or longevity a reality"
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          10/11
          • Commitment details
            Downstream company - traces to Processing Facility - checks compliance
            5.3/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Downstream company - traces to Processing Facility - checks compliance
            5.3/5.3
            "In prioritizing our responsible sourcing initiatives, we are primarily focused on the material most important to our business - leather." "We currently have 100% traceability of finished goods suppliers across all of our brands, and strive to have 95% traceability of fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units by 2025, and 95% traceability of raw material suppliers by 2030." "Finished goods suppliers are considered Tier 1 suppliers. Tier 2 suppliers include fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units, and Tier 3 suppliers include raw material suppliers."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            3/3
            "In prioritizing our responsible sourcing initiatives, we are primarily focused on the material most important to our business - leather." "We currently have 100% traceability of finished goods suppliers across all of our brands, and strive to have 95% traceability of fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units by 2025, and 95% traceability of raw material suppliers by 2030." "Finished goods suppliers are considered Tier 1 suppliers. Tier 2 suppliers include fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units, and Tier 3 suppliers include raw material suppliers."
          • Target date
            2027-2030
            0.3/2
            Target date
            2027-2030
            0.3/2
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: None given
            "In prioritizing our responsible sourcing initiatives, we are primarily focused on the material most important to our business - leather." "We currently have 100% traceability of finished goods suppliers across all of our brands, and strive to have 95% traceability of fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units by 2025, and 95% traceability of raw material suppliers by 2030." "Finished goods suppliers are considered Tier 1 suppliers. Tier 2 suppliers include fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units, and Tier 3 suppliers include raw material suppliers."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: 2025
            "In prioritizing our responsible sourcing initiatives, we are primarily focused on the material most important to our business - leather." "We currently have 100% traceability of finished goods suppliers across all of our brands, and strive to have 95% traceability of fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units by 2025, and 95% traceability of raw material suppliers by 2030." "Finished goods suppliers are considered Tier 1 suppliers. Tier 2 suppliers include fabric, trim and hardware suppliers and processing units, and Tier 3 suppliers include raw material suppliers."
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "Our business partners must not use child labor, defined as school-age children [...] Freedom of Association: Our business partners should respect the legal rights of employees to freely and without harassment participate in worker organizations of their choice [...] Our business partners shall not use any form of slave, forced, bonded, indentured, or prison labor in any stage of the manufacture of our products [...] Our business partners will not practice nor do business with business partners who practice any form of improper discrimination in hiring and employment, including on the basis of age, race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Our business partners will not practice nor do business with business partners who practice any form of improper discrimination in hiring and employment, including on the basis of age, race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
            (Downstream only) How many hectares of deforestation and/or conversion have occurred since the commitment cut-off date in the operations of the company's direct or indirect suppliers?: 0 Not specified

            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Whistleblower policy - hotline
          'Whistleblower Policy' deals with complaints from employees or third parties - can be used to report misconduct including "Actions that endanger health or safety, or might cause environmental damage" and "Violations of the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics." The policy document includes a list of hotline numbers for different countries which can be used to report misconduct.
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: At least every three years for direct suppliers
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper
      9/84
      • Commitment Strength
        0/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/12
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/8
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "Our business partners must not use child labor, defined as school-age children [...] Freedom of Association: Our business partners should respect the legal rights of employees to freely and without harassment participate in worker organizations of their choice [...] Our business partners shall not use any form of slave, forced, bonded, indentured, or prison labor in any stage of the manufacture of our products [...] Our business partners will not practice nor do business with business partners who practice any form of improper discrimination in hiring and employment, including on the basis of age, race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "Our business partners will not practice nor do business with business partners who practice any form of improper discrimination in hiring and employment, including on the basis of age, race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Whistleblower policy - hotline

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No
          'Whistleblower Policy' deals with complaints from employees or third parties - can be used to report misconduct including "Actions that endanger health or safety, or might cause environmental damage" and "Violations of the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics." The policy document includes a list of hotline numbers for different countries which can be used to report misconduct.
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • Commitment strength
    7/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    4/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Capri Holdings Limited is a fashion company, selling apparel, footwear and accessories. Brands operating under this parent company include Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors and Versace. Capri Holdings Ltd is selected as a powerbroker for leather and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Accessories & luggage
Segments
Manufacturer, Retailer
HQ
HQ 
United States
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Versace, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors

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