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.

2,000 TriplePundit Articles Later, The Organizations I Most Admire

2,000 articles later, Leon Kaye names the organizations that lead when it comes to responsible and sustainable business worldwide.

The World’s Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises

The NGO Solidaridad released its annual sustainable cotton rankings. The survey's researchers considered initiatives that are transforming the apparel industry, such as the…

Adidas Walks Ocean Plastic Into New Shoe Lines

The athletic apparel giant Adidas plans to release yet another line of sneakers made from salvaged ocean plastic - and says it will…

Forced Labor Still Looms in IT, Food and Beverages

KnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while…

The World’s Leading Companies on Human Rights

A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot…

Apparel Companies Still Have an Abysmal Record on Forced Labor

The NGOs Humanity United and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre recently issued a report that is pessimistic about the global apparel…

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.