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Staying on Target

How to keep track of all of PUMA’s 10FOR20 targets? By knowing where we started and where we need to go.

01. Stakeholder Engagement

Strengthening our commitment to engage with our stakeholders by continuing annual stakeholder meetings and public reporting. Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • Talks at Banz Stakeholder Meeting
  • Regional Supplier Round Table Meetings
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Performance

2018

  • Regional Supplier Round Tables
  • Materiality Analysis refreshment involving internal and external stakeholders
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Planned Action

2019

  • Alternate global stakeholder meeting between Europe and Asia
  • Continue Round Tables in all major sourcing markets
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Target

2020

  • Stakeholder dialogue
  • Public reporting
  • Consumer information

02. Human Rights

Embedding human rights across our operations and suppliers, and positively impacting the communities where PUMA is present. Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • Human Rights Screening
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Performance

2018

  • 19,000 hours of community engagement
  • Follow up on Human Rights Assessments from previous years
  • First warehouse assessment realized
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Planned Action

2019

  • Merge Human Rights and Social Compliance Target areas
  • Continue community engagement work and support of Soccer Aid
  • Expand warehouse assessments
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Target

2020

  • Embed Human Rights across our operations and suppliers
  • Positively impact communities where PUMA is present

03. Social Compliance

Complying with industry standards / ILO Core Conventions for all core suppliers, including suppliers of finished goods as well as component and material suppliers. Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • All Tier 1 suppliers frequently audited
  • Workers complaints received and progressed
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Performance

2018

  • Started roll out of Joint industry assessment tool (SLCP) in China
  • 39% of audits shared with other organizations
  • All major component and material suppliers audited
  • Amount of Zero Tolerance Issues prevailing at the end of the year: 0
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Planned Action

2019

  • No Zero Tolerance Issues prevailing at year end
  • Expand roll out of joint industry assessment tool (SLCP) to at least two more countries
  • Increase percentage of shared audits to 50%
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Target

2020

  • Compliance with industry standards / ILO Core Conventions for all core suppliers, including suppliers of finished goods as well as component and material suppliers

04. Climate Change

Developing and implementing a science-based reduction target.
Science-based target (SBT): Not on track. 3% relative reduction target: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • Science-based Target (SBT) development announced
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Performance

2018

  • Industry Working Group on Climate Change formed under the umbrella of UNFCCC
  • Climate Charter developed and launched at COP 24
  • 3% interim reduction target achieved
  • PUMA (Scope 1 & 2) relative to sales: -6.2%, Suppliers (Scope 3): -5%
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Planned Action

2019

  • Start working groups under Climate Charter including work on sector based SBT 
  • Continue supplier energey efficiency programs
  • Start project on reducing emissions from air freight
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Target

2020

  • Science Based Reduction Target to be developed and implemented

05. Chemicals

Zero discharge of all hazardous chemicals from our supply chain. Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • Commitment to Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC)
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Performance

2018

  • Polyfluorinated compounds (PFC) phased out
  • Restricted Substance List (RSL) failure rate remaining below 3%
  • Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) index for footwear 17.7g / pair (target 20g/ pair)
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Planned Action

2019

  • Keep RSL failure rate below 3%
  • Roll out ZDHC Chemicals Gateway for MRSL check of supplier chemcial inventories
  • Reduce volatile organic compound consumption per pair of shoes below 20gr/pair
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Target

2020

  • Zero discharge of hazardous chemicals from our supply chain

06. Water & Air

Industry good practice on water treatment and air emissions to be met by 90% of PUMA core suppliers.
Status: Not on track. Need to speed up efforts


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Baseline

2015

  • Start of wastewater testing and publication
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Performance

2018

  • ZDHC wastewater guideline tests at 58 supplier with wet processing
  • Compliance rates of 71% (chemicals) and 52% (conventional parameters)
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Planned Action

2019

  • Increase compliance rates to ZDHC wastewater guideline to 90% (chemicals) and 70% (conventional parameters)
  • Support finalization of ZDHC guideline on air emissions
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Target

2020

  • Industry good practice on water treatment and air emissions are met by 90% of PUMA core suppliers

07. Materials

More sustainable materials to be used for our key materials. Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • bluesign® (polyester), Leather Working Group (LWG; leather), and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC; paper & cardboard) certification used in significant volumes
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Performance

2018

  • Apparel: Cotton from the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI): 50%, polyester from bluesign®: 66 %
  • Footwear: Leather from LWG: >99%
  • Accessories: Polyester from bluesign®: 46%
  • Cardboard & Paper from FSC: 92% (including supply chain and corporate consumption)
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Planned Action

2019

  • Apparel: Cotton from BCI: 75%, Polyester from bluesign®/Oeko-Tex®:Ö 75%
  • Footwear: Leather from LWG: 90%
  • Cardboard & Paper from FSC: 90%
  • New Targets: Responsible Down (RDS): 90%, Better Polyurethane (PU): Target in development
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Target

2020

  • More sustainable materials used for our key materials:
  •  BCI 90%
  • bluesign® 90%, LWG 90%
  • FSC 90%
  • RDS 90%
  • Better PU: Target in development
Stefan Seidel

PUMA’s 10FOR20 targets cover a wide range of sustainability topics including Human Rights, Health and Safety, the use of Sustainable Materials, Climate Change and the Fight against Corruption. Our targets are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and ensure that PUMA works on making its core business more sustainable.

Stefan Seidel Head of Corporate Sustainability
Photo Credits: Christoph Maderer/ PUMA

08. Environmental Profit & Loss Account

Continuing to report annually on our impact and reducing PUMA’s EP&L value significantly. Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • Kering Group published an Environmental Profit and Loss Account (EP&L) including PUMA figures
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Performance

2018

  • The PUMA EP&L 2017 published
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Planned Action

2019

  • Calculate EP&L independent from Kering
  • Reduce EP&L impact per sales value
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Target

2020

  • Continue to report impact on an annual basis
  • PUMA EP&L value significantly reduced

09. Health & Safety

Zero fatal accidents and injury rates below industry average, with a significant reduction of injury rates.
Status: On track


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Baseline

2015

  • Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) is part of compliance audits

 

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Performance

2018

  • Fatal Accidents
    PUMA:  0
    Suppliers: 0
  • Injury Rate
    PUMA: 0.8
    Core T1 Suppliers*: 0.6
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Planned Action

2019

  • Zero fatal accidents
  • Average injury rate of PUMA entities below 1
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Target

2020

  • Zero fatal accidents
  • Injury rates below industry average
  • Significantly reduce injury rates.

10. Governance

Maintain and run a state-of-the-art compliance system. Status: On track.


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Baseline

2015

  • PUMA Code of Ethics training with low participation rate
  • Ethics training participation rate: 60%
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Performance

2018

  • PUMA Code of Ethics training participation rate: 99% (staff with email accounts)
  • 93% of core suppliers trained in anti-corruption
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Planned Action

2019

  • Ensure PUMA staff (with a corporate email account) training rate remains over 90%
  • Roll out supplier anti-corruption training to non-core suppliers
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Target

2020

  • Maintain and run a state-of-the-art compliance system