Our Sustainability Report is part of our annual report and covers the fiscal year 2022-23 for the companies BESTSELLER A/S and VILA A/S and is part of our Annual Report.
BESTSELLER wants to provide stakeholders with important information about our company’s development and activities, and with our sustainability report we communicate about the processes, the challenges and the results within our sustainability work.
Get the full insight in our newest sustainability report or take a look at past years endeavours in the achieve.
Read about our previous sustainability work in our annual sustainability reports.
To be transparent about our supply chain, BESTSELLER publishes its public factory list once every two months.
What to expect when a product is labelled 'certified and branded' in BESTSELLER?
Certified and branded materials are materials proven to have less environmental impact on the climate, when compared to conventional materials of the same category. Examples of this could be the preservation of water resources, using renewable energy and safer chemicals during production.
Through our supply chain policies, we seek to uphold the principles of good governance and social and environmental sustainability and convey such corporate ethical culture to all our stakeholders, promoting respect for fundamental Human and Labour Rights across our supply chain partners.
BESTSELLER works with numerous stakeholders to manage and collaborate together on managing our human rights, environmental and chemical risks in this part of BESTSELLER's supply chain.
MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT
BESTSELLER is committed to prevent modern slavery and human rights trafficking in our supply chain. We report on, among others, our human rights work in our annual sustainability report.
To meet the requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, we produce a separate annual statement on modern slavery
BESTSELLER is committed to respect and promote human rights . We report on, among others, our human rights work in our annual sustainability report.
To meet the requirements of the Norwegian Transparency Act, we produce a separate annual statement on our approach to human rights due diligence in our own operations as well as in our supply chain (Redegjørelse for aktsomhetsvurderinger 2022) .
The UN SDGs are critical to sustainability at BESTSELLER as they are the global blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all. We believe our sustainability efforts should consider all 17 SDGs, however, for the fashion industry, some are more pertinent than others.
We acknowledge that there are issues which we cannot solve on our own, and we believe that collaboration is key to finding solutions and making lasting changes.
We have joined various multi-stakeholder initiatives and partnerships through which we address industry specific challenges and opportunities together with other retailers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and industry associations.