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ESG Industry Landscape Report: Apparel & Fashion

The fashion industry is one of the world’s largest industrial polluters, accounting for 10% of annual global carbon emissions—more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. In addition to that, forced labor is estimated to take place in 25% of the world’s 75 cotton-producing countries, highlighting it as a critical supply chain risk for clothing producers. In this report, Morningstar explores the environmental footprint, forced labor, counterfeiting, and human capital risks associated within the fashion industry.

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Research Library ESG Industry Landscape Report: Apparel & Fashion

What's Inside

  • A deep dive into the environmental risks of apparel manufacturers and the efforts being made to substitute alternative or recyclable fibers
  • A closer look at how labor issues, business ethics, and human capital management continue to plague the fashion industry
  • A short list of undervalued stock picks within the fashion space

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