By July 2024, 100 per cent of cotton, polyester, nylon, cellulose
and wool used in our own brand clothing*, towels and
bedding will be sourced in compliance with a sustainable standard,
from recycled materials, or be from fully traceable and verified
In addition, 100 per cent of leather sourced for our own brand
clothing*, footwear and accessories will meet this same
We are committed to using natural resources responsibly.
Population growth, pollution and climate change are leading to
increased pressure on the planet’s resources. As a large
retailer, we have a responsibility to use natural resources
responsibly and source materials in a way that minimises
As part of our sustainable materials strategy, we have identified
a number of priority materials for our business, including cotton,
polyester, nylon, cellulose, wool and leather. Together, these
ammount to approximately 95 per cent of the materials used in our
clothing, towels and bedding.
We work with globally recognised and credible sustainability
standards including the Better Cotton Initiative, Global Organic
Textile Standard, Responsible Wool Standard and Forrest
Stewardship Council. As a member of the Textile Exchange, we are
also supportive of cross-sector collaboration to accelerate
sustainable practices in the textile supply chain.
In this section, some of our commitments focus on our ‘own
brand’ products. When we use the term ‘own
brand’ we mean the brands we own, which excludes the brands
owned by other companies, such as licensed and international
*Excludes footwear, accessories and all functional trims (e.g.
zips) and decorative details (e.g. lace or ribbons).