Ted Baker (No Ordinary Designer Label ltd.) focuses on quality and attention to detail with a touch of humour. Ted Baker began working with MADE-BY in May 2010 to communicate its step-by-step action plan to improve the overall sustainability of its collections.
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Ted Baker's progress:
Each cube is broken down into three levels:
Level 1: Set ambition and build foundation
Level 2: Make steady progress
Level 3: Adopt best practice
See below for details.
Previous scorecards: 2010 / 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2014
Creating more sustainable products, through using more sustainable materials and intermediate processing techniques.
Ted Baker continues its efforts for sustainable product creation. In 2016, the brand continued to monitor and measure the material composition of products, including more sustainable materials. These activities have resulted in a level 1 score of 93%. The brand has integrated more sustainable materials into 15.6% of its overall collection and continues to support product development teams to use more sustainable fibres, resulting in a level 2 score of 65%. Ted Baker has started to identify its cotton’s country of origin. There is room for Ted Baker to integrate more sustainable materials into its collections and to integrate a broader range of less impactful wet processing techniques across the majority of its collection. This has resulted in a level 3 of 24%.
Managing labour standards and human rights in the supply chain.
Ted Baker has enhanced its policies and processes to monitor labour standards within its supply chain; this is reflected in a level 1 score of 91%. Ted Baker continues to invest in internal capabilities to deliver these policies and has improved the way in which it records and monitors the compliance of its suppliers, resulting in a level 2 score of 71%. Ted Baker has taken steps to achieve best practice and has a process to track homeworkers in its supply chain. There remains scope to further support the improvements of labour standards throughout its supply chain. These activities have results in a level 3 score of 11%.
Managing impacts within brand owned, operated and/or controlled facilities (excluding any manufacturing facilities).
Ted Baker continues to manage the environmental impacts of its own operations, covering its facilities including head office, warehouses and stores. This strategy is supported by senior management, resulting in a score of 94% at level 1. Ted Baker has a system to monitor its GHG emissions (Scope 1, 2 and 3) and publicly report these activities to the Carbon Disclosure Project, however there remains scope to expand these activities to include water and waste, resulting in a level 2 score of 53% and 15% at level 3.