adidas: CSR & Sustainability News

adidas is a German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures sports clothing and accessories based in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. It is the holding company for the adidas Group, which consists of the Reebok sportswear company, TaylorMade-Adidas golf company, and Rockport.

Sustainability is About Saving Sport, Says Adidas

Athletic apparel giant Adidas announced that it is retooling its sustainability strategy in order to ensure that sporting activities will long endure. "Sport…

Adidas Surpasses 2015 Better Cotton Target

Adidas announced it exceeded its 2015 target of sourcing “Better Cotton.” The company said 43 percent of all cotton it purchased last year…

3p Weekend: 10 Brands Doing Sustainable Cotton Right

From organic fast-fashion to fair trade, these 10 brands are showing it's possible to do sustainable cotton right.

Adidas Designs Sneakers Made Entirely from Ocean Waste

In partnership with Parley for the Oceans, Adidas recently released an innovative pair of sneakers made entirely of recycled plastic ocean waste.

Adidas Group Exceeds Sustainable Cotton Target

Adidas sourced more than 30 percent of its cotton as Better Cotton in 2014, exceeding its original 25 percent target.

Sustainability Ranking for Large Companies Announced at World Economic Forum

Corporate Knights releases its 100 top picks for the world's most sustainable large companies at the 2015 World Economic Forum.

Forced Labor Occuring Now in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Fields

In addition to offending all notions of civil liberties, the Uzbek forced labor system is just plain bizarre. For example, one’s work boss…

Could Sportswear Be the Tipping Point for Sustainable Apparel?

With leading brands such as Nike incorporating sustainable fabrics and manufacturing practices into their products, the average consumer is probably unaware of the…

Adidas Creates Human Rights Complaint Process

Last month, Adidas released a complaint process for breaches of international human rights norms.

How to Get Consumers to Walk the Sustainability Talk When it Comes to Fashion

If you look at studies exploring consumer attitudes, you find that consumers indeed seem to be more conscious about sustainability and are more…

‘Fair Play’: Adidas Reports Progress Across Four Pillars of Sustainability

The Adidas Group has long been recognized for its leadership when it comes to corporate social and environmental responsibility and sustainability. Framing its…

Is ‘Made in the USA’ Always the Most Sustainable Choice?

Seeing how the local movement is so closely associated with sustainability, at least when it comes to food, does that same closer-is-better reasoning…

Sustainability at adidas: Water, Engagement via SMS, Volunteerism

Yesterday, the adidas Group released its 2012 Sustainability Report which focuses on the company’s work on environmental, supply chain and community work.

The Top 10 Water Issues of 2012

The top 10 water issues of 2012 include fracking, toilet technology, the global land grab, supply chain challenges and improved sanitation.

Zara Commits to Go Toxic-Free by 2020

On Saturday, Greenpeace announced that Zara has agreed to eliminate all discharge of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020.…