The Fashion Transparency Index is an annual index developed by Fashion Revolution. Transparency is not the end goal but is rather a tool for creating change in the industry. Please note that transparency does not necessarily correlate with sustainable or ethical business operation.
"This is the fifth annual edition of the Fashion Transparency Index. This year, we reviewed 250 of the world’s largest fashion brands and retailers and ranked them according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts."
"The Fashion Transparency Index comprises 220 indicators covering a wide range of social and environmental topics such as animal welfare, biodiversity, chemicals, climate, due diligence, forced labour, freedom of association, gender equality, living wages, purchasing practices, supplier disclosure, waste and recycling, working conditions and more."
Brands are assessed across five key areas: