As a global leader in the apparel industry, HUGO BOSS shares responsibility for adhering to sustainability standards along a global value chain. By acting responsibly, the Group creates added value – for customers, shareholders, business partners, employees and society. Sustainability is therefore a permanent part of HUGO BOSS’ mission statement, strategy and business processes.
The six fields of action We, Environment, Employees, Partners, Products and Society were defined as part of a materiality analysis. They specify the central sustainability challenges for HUGO BOSS and, together with the reporting standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), create the foundation and structure for reporting on the Group’s sustainability objectives and performance.
The Group aims to continuously improve in all six fields of action described in this section and accordingly, has formulated ambitious objectives. As a means of measuring the Group’s progress and the degree of implementation of these objectives, HUGO BOSS is working towards inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, among other things.