Vision and transparency

“Collectively, each and every one of us has the power to create change…there is beauty in the curiosity, and in the belief that together, we can make something better. We can choose a road forward that allows us to protect our environment and see how important it is for us to feel we are part of the land.”

Sarain Fox, Anishinaabe artist, activist,
docu-series host, and Goose Person

Our sustainable impact strategy

Operations

Review and reduce our environmental impact, from our greenhouse gas emissions to our operational performance

Area Goal Progress
Carbon Emission
Carbon Emission

Achieve net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by the end of 2025 or sooner

A continuing effort, which began in 2019 and will be achieved by 2025

Annually measure and publish our carbon footprint for direct and indirect (Scope 1 and 2) greenhouse gas emissions from our corporate headquarters, factories, retail stores, and transportation by 2019

Completed for FY20

Conduct Life Cycle Assessments identifying carbon and water footprints of our top-selling products by end of 2021

10%

Maintain carbon neutrality annually for company operations (Scope 1 and 2 emissions) by investing in projects that reduce, avoid, or sequester the equivalent of 200% of each year’s greenhouse gas emissions until achieving net zero emissions by 2025

Completed for FY20

Energy use
Energy use

Adopt renewable energy commitments by 2022*

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, and the closures and pivot of most of our CG owned and operated facilities, this commitment has been updated from 2021 to 2022.

Invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy purchases and/or installations by 2023

A continuing effort, which began in 2019

Invest in renewable energy credits, as needed, by 2025

A continuing effort, which began in 2019

Habitat Preservation
Habitat Preservation

Promote Arctic preservation through support of Polar Bears International’s research and conservation work

A continuing effort, which began in 2007

Reduce Waste
Reduce Waste

Eliminate single-use plastics that we cannot recycle — such as shrink wrap — in all facilities we own or control, by the end of 2020

New procedures were implemented in FY20, but third party validation was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and closure of our owned/operated facilities. These New procedures require validation in 2021-2022.

Incorporate recycled materials and reduce our use of virgin materials across our supply chain

A continuing effort, which began in 2019

Develop strategies for recycling, reusing, and upcycling unused and post-warranty materials, products and packaging

Completed for 2020

By the end of 2025 we will divert 100% of our post consumer global warranty waste products (including recycling, donation, upcycling)

78%

Move all packaging to more sustainable solutions by the end of 2025

A continuing effort, which began in 2020

Our sustainable impact strategy

SOURCING

Refine our sourcing practices to use more responsible raw materials and provide safer, more sustainable products

Area Goal Progress
Raw Materials
Raw Materials

Transition from Canada Goose’s world-class proprietary Down Transparency Standard (DTS) to the global Responsible Down Standard (RDS)

20%

Explore opportunities for other relevant sustainable global and industry standards

A continuing effort, which began in 2019

By end of 2025, 90% of our materials will be Preferred Fibres and Materials (PFMs), as specified by the Textile Exchange

A continuing effort, which began in 2020

Seek out environmentally friendly opportunities to continually reduce the environmental impact of our manufacturing practices

A continuing effort, which began in 2019

MANUFACTURING
MANUFACTURING

Launch a collaborative Social Performance Program, including a comprehensive scorecard and monitoring system

Completed in 2019

Complete Tier 1 assessments by end of 2021

46%

Introduce the CG Social Performance program in Tier 2 and 3 by end of 2022

Chemical Use
Chemical Use

Increase percentage of Canada Goose fabrics that are bluesign® approved for responsible and sustainable practices, with a goal to achieve 90% by 2025

45%

OUR SUSTAINABILITY PARTNERS

  • sustainable apparel coalition
  • climate action
  • aafa member
  • bluesign
  • textile