Progress against targets 2008

Stakeholder engagement

Target 1

To build strategic partnerships with international agencies, governments and civil society, with the objective of improving social and environmental conditions in the garment industry in China, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Mexico and Vietnam.

50 percent

Target 2

To enter into a dialogue with Hong Kong's labour and human rights community and obtain NGO views on issues surrounding the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

25 percent

Target 3

To expand the outreach with North American universities and collegiate NGOs.

100 percent

Target 4

To steer and support the Better Cotton Initiative to influence environmental change in the international cotton industry.

75 percent

Target 5

To expand the participation in FLA 3.0 and include El Salvador, Honduras and Turkey.

25 percent

Target 6

To complete a feedback report, providing the adidas Group's response to the views and suggestions given in the 2007 suppliers stakeholder dialogue held in Hong Kong.

10 percent

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Supply chain

Systems - Target 1

To mature and strengthen the efficiency of the external monitoring model for the indirect supply chain used by adidas Group licensees.

50 percent

Systems - Target 2

To review and enhance the integrity of the data output from the Fair Factories Clearinghouse database and strengthen the input processes.

50 percent

Systems - Target 3

To complete strategic compliance planning for an additional fourteen critical business entities comprising ten licensees, one agent, one brand and two business units.

100 percent

Health & Safety - Target 1

To extend the safety officer registration and training to all directly sourced suppliers in Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, Brazil and Argentina.

75 percent

Health & Safety - Target 2

To develop an e-Learning training platform to support the roll-out of the revised and updated version of the HSE Guidelines.

0 percent

Health & Safety - Target 3

To extend monitoring and reporting of volatile organic compounds at footwear factories in Brazil and Argentina.

50 percent

Labour - Target 1

To review, revise and prepare the launch of updated SEA Employment Guidelines.

50 percent

Labour - Target 2

To develop and launch a Human Resources Management System training programme in China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand.

50 percent

Labour - Target 3

To critically review and strengthen the network of confidential reporting channels for worker complaints in all three regions.

75 percent

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Environment

Product - Target 1

100 percent

To launch the adidas Better Place programme internally, involving a minimum of 50% of the adidas Sport Performance Business Units in the programme during the first year. Develop a unified approach to the creation of sustainable products, involving sourcing, materials, innovation, design and product development departments.

Product - Target 2

To conduct an environmental benchmarking assessment of factories nominated for the production of Better Place products.

75 percent

Product - Target 3

To commission an internationally recognised NGO to review and verify internal tools for the selection of environmental materials used in our products.

50 percent

Production - Target 1

To identify and engage with appropriate technical, brand and NGO partners to support the reduction of energy, waste and water in our core supply chain.

50 percent

Production - Target 2

To enhance the internalisation of environmental metrics by core footwear suppliers to drive improvements in their reporting and defining reduction targets.

25 percent

Production - Target 3

To run four energy efficiency workshops for our suppliers in Asia and in the EMEA region to further drive the reduction in energy use.

75 percent

Own sites - Target 1

To conduct a gap analysis of the environmental performance of the adidas Group's own production sites.

25 percent

Own sites - Target 2

To conduct an in-depth environmental review of the adidas Group Headquarters facilities in Germany.

100 percent

Own sites - Target 3

To evaluate the environmental performance of the adidas Group transport and logistics providers to support our communication on the overall environmental footprint of our business.

75 percent

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Our employees

Talent and succession management - Target 1

To substantially improve the activities in identifying, managing and developing internal talents and successors for our management and executive positions on a Group-wide scale.

50 percent

Talent and succession management - Target 2

To identify, develop and retain adidas Group talents and place them in management and executive level positions.

75 percent

World-class recruiter - Target 1

To implement and roll out Career Scout, our global electronic recruitment system, supporting worldwide hiring in all our operating markets.

75 percent

World-class recruiter - Target 2

To implement an employer branding strategy in all our operating markets.

50 percent

Employer of choice - Target 1

To identify, build and foster relationships to key universities around the world.

75 percent

Employer of choice - Target 2

To become the employer of choice not only for external potential talents but equally important for all our current employees who carry our brands and business with great passion.

75 percent

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  • 0%: no progress
  • 10%: initiated
  • 25%: partly complete
  • 50%: good progress
  • 75%: substantially complete
  • 100%: fully complete