>>
Rewind 2021 and prospects for 2022 Rewind 2021 and prospects for 2022
Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Guess assesses environmental performance in 2nd report
Guess assesses environmental performance in 2nd report
28
Sep '17
Courtesy: Guess
Courtesy: Guess
Guess, a global lifestyle fashion brand, has released its second sustainability report. The report highlights Guess’s development towards a higher standard for social and environmental performance. It assesses the water footprint of denim, and maps its denim production by global water availability, as an important first step to better manage its impacts.

The company is currently working on a comprehensive water action management plan to address these impacts that will be released next year.

Guess’s approach is aligned with the principles established by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to determine topics that are important to both the stakeholders and to the sustainable growth of the business. As a member of the Global Reporting Initiative's Standards Pioneers Programme, Guess is among the first organisations to implement GRI's rigorous international sustainability reporting standards. To aim for the balance and completeness that GRI encourages, Guess has also had its data externally validated, further proving its commitment to transparency as foundational to its strategy.

"Through my experience leading this truly global company, I see one constant across borders: people, particularly the younger generation, are deeply concerned about the future of this planet," says Victor Herrero, chief executive officer for Guess. "At Guess, we understand that we must continue to grow and contribute to the global community with increasing care for people and the environment; we aim to embrace existing solutions as well as try new ones to address the social and environmental challenges of our time."

Since the release of Guess’s first sustainability report in 2015, the brand has developed its first formal sustainability strategy and commitments, and established new goals and initiatives that will play a large role in the future business of Guess. These goals will motivate Guess’s efforts over the next five years to enhance the sustainability of both its global operations and local communities, and connect customers with more sustainable fashion choices.

Guess has also joined a global industry pledge to advance a circular fashion system – the idea that fashion should last, and be continuously repurposed, reused and recycled. Guess will be announcing a product take back programme later this year, and is excited to engage its employees, customers and community on developing a more sustainable fashion industry.

The report also updates other areas of progress, including successfully reducing its carbon footprint across its stores, distribution centres and headquarters in Los Angeles, California. In FY 2015, Guess reported its efforts to improve store energy efficiency by replacing existing lighting systems with more efficient LED lighting. As part of Guess’s recent commitment to the Science Based Target Initiative, the company will also be transitioning its current emission reduction goal to create more aggressive carbon emission reduction goals within the next two years as its contribution to help limit global warming. (SV)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 28th Jan 2022

Real US GDP rose at 6.9% annual rate in Q4 2021: BEA

Real US gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Jan 2022

Egypt’s garment exports rise by 41% to $2.49 bn in 2021 over 2020

The Egyptian apparel sector’s exports rose by 41 per cent in 2021 to...

Pic: Prasit Rodphan | Dreamstime.com

Textiles | On 28th Jan 2022

Cambodia-Vietnam trade volume touches $9.3 bn in 2021

Cambodia-Vietnam trade volume touched $9.3 billion last year—a rise...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Extension of RoSCTL to boost textile exports

International apparel brands, Head honchos

International apparel brands
Head honchos

Launched first collection at onset of Covid

Textile Industry, Head Honchos

Textile Industry
Head Honchos

Increase foreign exchange and create jobs

Dhiraj Shah,

Dhiraj Shah

The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), set...

Noemi Sanchez,

Noemi Sanchez

Established since 1846, Evlox is a specialised denim manufacturer with its ...

Rishav Bajoria & Subham Sengupta,

Rishav Bajoria & Subham Sengupta

Launched in October 2020, the Gumti app could not have come at a more...

Seth Casden, Hologenix

Seth Casden
Hologenix

Hologenix is a material sciences company dedicated to developing products...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus

UK-based Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers...

Serkan Gogus, Mogul Nonwovens

Serkan Gogus
Mogul Nonwovens

Mogul is a global player ranked among the top 40 nonwoven producers in the ...

Rocky Star, Label - Rocky Star

Rocky Star
Label - Rocky Star

<b>Rocky Star,</b> an Indian designer known for his inspiration from the...

Ester Kubisz, Label - Ester Kubisz

Ester Kubisz
Label - Ester Kubisz

Ester Kubisz, a London-based designer and founder of her eponymous label,...

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali, Kalaneca

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali
Kalaneca

<div>The journey of Kalaneca (kala-Art, Neca- Nikaah) formally began in...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments

ESTEEMED CLIENTS

TESCO INTERNATIONAL SOURCING LIMITED
John Varvatos
Babyshop
KIABI
Walmart
Esprit Europe Services GmbH
Bluestem Global Sourcing Limited
Splash
Tommy Hilfiger
Lisa S.P.A.
Phong Phu international JSC (PPJ)
BIRLA CENTURY A DIVISION OF CENTURY TEXTILES AND INDUSTRIES
Chori Company Limited
Hirdaramani International Export Private Limited
The Top Form Brassiere Manufacturing Company Limited
Varner AS Retail
Green Fibre
Seasalt Limited
Aquarelle Clothing Limited
Reiter India Private Limited
Page Industries Limited (Bangalore)
J ;& P Coats
Rosset ;& Cia Limited
Sainsbury's Argos Asia Limited
KAS Direct Sourcing
Abit
Aramark Uniform ;& Career Apparel, LLC
Gokaldas Exports Limited
Recron Polyester from Reliance Industries Limited
Desigual - ABASIC, S.A.
PVH Corporation
Sportswear Company Spa
OVS Hong Kong Sourcing Ltd.
Tchibo GmbH
Arvind Limited
Vianney Textil Hogar S.A. De C.V.
SYNERGIES HONG KONG LIMITED
Decathlon
Boardriders Asia Sourcing Limited
Cat Tuong Real Estate Group Joint Stock Company
Gloria Jeans
LC Waikiki
BIMBA ;& LOLA SL
Alix Partners
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
Chico’ FAS
Grasim Industries Limited
IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative
International Textile Manufacturers Federation
Alison Hayes Romania
Sateri (Jiujiang) Fiber Co.,Ltd
The LYCRA Company Singapore  Pte. Ltd
THE BOMBAY DYEING ;& MFG.CO. LTD
Benetton Group
Landmark Group
Guess Europe Sagl,
Huntsman (Singapore) Pte Ltd
BIANCA
Brandix Lanka Limited
Amazon China
HYOSUNG CORPORATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
NITI Aayog
Gap International Sourcing Limited
Groz-Beckert East Asia LLP
Lacoste (Wanchai)
Sportmaster Ltd.
Lifestyle
Maceton Limited
Under Armour Global Sourcing Ltd
Etam Group Strategy Hong Kong Limited
SHAHI Exports Pvt Ltd
Truetzschler India Private Limited
Permoda(Koaj/Armi/Pronto/Bkul)
Deckers Outdoor (Guangzhou) Consultant Co., LTD.
T.T. Limited
IKEA of Sweden AB
Calvin Klein
G-Star Raw C.V.
Hela Clothing Pvt Ltd
Gatsby Africa
Helly Hansen Far East Ltd
Puma
Lululemon Athletica Inc
Eastman Chemical Company
MAS Active / MAS Kreeda / MAS Bodyline
Asos
C;&A Sourcing International Ltd
H;&M Hennes ;& Mauritz (Far East) Ltd
Midas Clothing Limited
Rayonese Textile Inc., Division de Culp Inc.

January 2022

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search