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Adidas Tops New Sustainable Cotton Ranking for 2020

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Adidas scored the highest in the 2020 Sustainable Cotton Ranking assessing consumer-facing companies that have significant cotton use. Ikea and H&M Group also ranked near the top.

Pesticide Action Network UK, the international development organization Solidaridad, and the World Wildlife Foundation head up the ranking. The 2020 ranking assessed 77 companies that each use more than 10,000 metric tons of cotton lint annually.

Each company received a questionnaire covering sustainable cotton policy, actual uptake, and traceability. A consultancy carried out the company consultation and assessment process between July and October 2019. The 2020 ranking is mainly based on information that companies published about their performances in 2018.

Overall, Adidas scored 79.2 out of

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