Green Supply Chain has ranked Levi’s as the world’s top apparel brand


Levi’s has been ranked as the world’s top apparel brand by Global Supply Chain. Other apparel brands in the top 10 are C&A, Nike, Primark, H&M, Inditex and Target. Leading global brands have been assessed based on their green supply chain practices in Asia. Green Supply Chain aims at using environmental big data to generate solutions to help leading multinational and local brands to develop green procurement on a greater scale. In all, 306 brands were ranked, 76 in the textile and apparel sectors.
The apparel industry is pressing suppliers in Asia harder than ever on textile pollution information disclosure. Ten apparel retailers have joined the IPE Green Supply Chain Map, the only tool in the world to openly link leading multinational corporations to their suppliers’ environmental performance. These ten brands include Adidas, Esprit, Gap, Inditex, Levi’s, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Target and Tesco.
The latest report shows a huge spike in the number of apparel brands which are using the IPE’s database to screen their Chinese suppliers for environmental compliance and push them to disclose information. Levi’s based in the US has four brands – Levi’s, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co., Denizen and Dockers.