Haikure is an Italian denim brand for men and women which launched in 2011. Haikure seeks to create collections that encompass the latest trends in fashion and sustainability. Haikure describes its garments as a mix of Italian tailoring with unique materials that are simple and yet sophisticated. Haikure started publishing scorecards in 2012.
These are the topics on which Haikure engage. Browse below:
Each cube is broken down into three levels:
Level 1: Set ambition and build foundation
Level 2: Make steady progress
Level 3: Adopt best practice
See below for details.
Previous scorecards: 2012 / 2013 / 2014
Creating more sustainable products, through using more sustainable materials and intermediate processing techniques.
Haikure is committed to reducing the impact of products, including specific impact areas for denim such as water, energy and chemicals use. Haikure could further develop a strategy for delivering these commitments, resulting in a level 1 score of 49%. Haikure integrates more sustainable materials into 60.8% of its collection. Haikure is yet to demonstrate what intermediate processing techniques are used in it products. There is also scope for Haikure to set targets for using more sustainable materials, resulting in a level 2 score of 20%. Due to the high percentage of sustainable materials used, a score of 11% was achieved at level 3.
Managing and monitoring manufacturing impacts (chemicals, energy, water and waste).
Haikure has a foundational commitment to sustainable production, and has broad visibility of environmental impacts of its suppliers. Haikure is yet to define a specific plan for delivering more sustainable denim production, resulting in a level 1 score of 52%. Haikure has defined a sourcing list of laundries and mills, but it is yet to set detailed supplier requirements (e.g., environmental management systems) resulting in a level 2 score of 15%. Haikure’s suppliers are using some innovative processing techniques, however Haikure are yet to systematically monitor chemical use of its suppliers or implement improvement projects resulting in a level 3 score of 11%.
Managing labour standards and human rights in the supply chain.
Haikure sources from a single SA8000 certified factory in Italy. Haikure’s compliance is in line with ILO Core Conventions and UN Declaration on Human Rights, reflected in a level 1 score of 81%. Haikure receives an annual SA8000 certification report enabling it to monitor labour standards and compliance, resulting in a level 2 score of 80%. The SA8000 certification covers some best practices, however, there is room for Haikure to engage beyond its SA8000 certified supplier and mitigate risks across its supply chain, resulting in a score of 40% for level 3.