Levi Strauss is aiming at total renewable electricity in all company-operated facilities by 2025. Other objectives are 40 per cent absolute reduction in supply chain greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, 90 per cent absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by no later than 2050 and reducing freshwater use in manufacturing by 50 per cent in areas of high water stress by 2025.
The company is demonstrating its commitment to a holistic definition of sustainability and progress across its key pillars of climate, consumption and community. The goals cover focus areas including greenhouse gas emissions, water stewardship, circular economy and new business models, worker well-being in the supply chain, diversity, equity and inclusion and social issue advocacy. The intent is to leverage the strength of its brands and longstanding company values to inspire employees, communities and value chain partners to join the journey to create a more inclusive and regenerative apparel industry.
Across all goals, the company will continue to pilot new solutions, develop partnerships for impact and accelerate successful tactics to achieve the goals and play its part in addressing climate change.One theme that cuts across all the goals is the need for increased partnership across the industry to meet common challenges.