||Overall target - develop a management system that ensures a successful strategy implementation as well as an effective management of environmental impacts, risks and opportunities.
||Develop a format for guidelines and tools.
||All future innovation projects to contain some environmental elements.
||Develop partnerships with suppliers.
||50% reduction in used colours within the adidas Sports Performance division (excluding colours required by clubs or otherwise outside the control of Design).
||Consolidate colours by 20% in apparel and 40% in footwear.
- 100% of footwear and an increasing amount of apparel to have 'more sustainable content' (by 2012), i.e. to be included into the Better Place product range (applicable to the adidas Sports Performance division).
- Reduce number of ranges as a whole by 20% (adidas Sports Performance division).
- Virtualisation project to drive reduction in samples.
|Revise Better Place Guidelines to ensure alignment with the Eco Index and the Index developed by the Apparel Coalition.
- 20% reduction in colour-material combinations.
- Optimise packaging solutions.
- Establish baseline measurements and KPIs.
- Increase number of more sustainable materials in toolboxes for apparel and footwear.
- Review packaging status and define 2015 targets.
A detailed Environmental Sourcing Strategy has been developed that builds on the following three steps:
- Risk mitigation
- Performance improvement
- 'Better Cotton' ('Sustainable Cotton') use: 40% by 2015, 100% by 2018 of all cotton used.
- Establish full traceability of more sustainable materials (apparel products) by 2014.
- Extend environmental assessments to selected supplier groups.
- Establish an industry-wide recognised audit protocol and certification scheme for dye house facilities in collaboration with other brands and associations.
- 10-15% cut in energy emissions by product output at core suppliers.
- Leather tanneries: 100% of non-Europe tanneries to achieve Leather Working Group (LWG) Silver or above rating (based on the LWG audit protocol).
- Implement Green Design requirements for new buildings at suppliers.
- Introduce 'Better Cotton' into the adidas Group supply chain.
- Conduct environmental assessments of high-risk suppliers.
- Review environmental audit tools in the light of external initiatives.
- At least 80% of the value of leather sourced from non-Europe tanneries to be from Gold Standard tanneries (based on the LWG audit protocol).
- Review design and construction reports prior to approval.
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- 20% relative reduction in energy consumption
- 30% relative reduction in carbon emissions
- 20% water savings/employee
- 25% waste reduction/employee.
- Strengthen implementation plan to meet annual saving targets.
- Refine ISO 14001 environmental management system.
- Strengthen and expand engagement with Green Teams.
- Certify the adidas Group headquarters site 'World of Sports' to the ISO 14001 standard.
- Develop a Group 'Green car' policy.
- Develop strategic sustainability alliances with key customers in all key markets.
- Own retail stores: 5-15% savings of resources (applicable to Western Europe market).
- Pilot partnership with one key account.
- Develop toolbox of different approaches for strategic partnerships with wholesalers.
- Develop global saving targets for retail outlets.
- Develop new lighting concepts for retail stores.
- Pilot greener energy sources.
- Pilot paper-saving options.
||Create awareness and engage employees by driving messaging through internal communication channels.
||Integrate environmental sustainability into global HR programmes:
- Drive awareness and activation of Environmental Strategy.
- Develop ambassadors for environmentally responsible behaviour.
- Drive Group-wide awareness and top management involvement.
- Develop training and e-Learning courses.
- Set HR-relevant targets for environmental achievements by management functions.
- Run employee events supported by senior management.
||Reduce the environmental footprint of IT infrastructure 20% through the following initiatives:
- 80% of all PCs to have 'green' power management options.
- 30% less energy consumption of PCs.
- 100% of requests for proposals to evaluate 'green' performance of possible vendors.
- Virtualisation of servers/data centre consolidation.
- Decommission more than 40 physical systems and/or virtualise them.
- Improve the physical-to-virtual ratio by at least 11%.
- Focus on energy efficient infrastructure solutions.