We partner with several organizations to help us in our work. You’ll find references to these organizations further on and learn where and how we’re working with them to support our ambition.

Arctic Corporate Shipping Pledge The Artic Shipping Corporate Pledge is a voluntary commitment by consumer goods and shipping logistics companies to not send ships through the globally significant but rapidly melting sea ice and other unique habitats of the Arctic, when the ice is melted in the next 10 years.
Better Work Aritzia is a Buyer Partner of Better Work, a partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) that brings together governments, employers, workers and international buyers to improve compliance with labour standards and promote competitiveness in global supply chains.
BCI The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) is a global non-profit, with the mission to make global cotton production better for the people and environment that produces it. BCI collaborates with farmers to certify their practices against BCI’s environmental, social and economic standards.
Canopy Canopy is a non-profit that collaborates with the forest industry’s biggest customers and their suppliers to develop business solutions to protect the world’s forests. One of Canopy’s campaigns, “CanopyStyle Initiative”, partners with fashion brands, designers and their viscose suppliers to keep the world’s ancient and endangered forests out of viscose and rayon clothing.
Debrand Debrand Services provides clients with custom tailor recycling solutions across North America. Debrand finds opportunities for the materials to ensure diversion from landfill, which include shredding fabrics to use as car seat and punching bag stuffing among other uses.
Higg Index Higg Index is a range of tools that assess sustainability (both environmental and social) performance, including: Higg Product Tools, Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM) and the Higg Brand and Retail Module.
Oceanwise The Ocean Wise Plastics Lab Microfiber Partnership is a solution-oriented research initiative that brings together researchers, apparel industry players and government agencies concerned about the sources and impacts of microfiber pollution in the ocean.
The Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI) The Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), a multi-industry, multi-stakeholder community of practice, is focused on ensuring that the rights of workers vulnerable to forced labour in supply chains are respected and promoted. Aritzia’s partnership with RLI ties directly to our Sustainability Social Impact programs, which focus on respecting and upholding human rights throughout our supply chain. This further affirms our goal to embed responsible practices in everything we do.
RDS The Responsible Down Standard (RDS) safeguards the welfare of geese and ducks that provide down and feathers used in products.
Sustainable Apparel The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is the apparel, footwear and textile industry’s leading alliance for sustainable production. Members of SAC represent every link in the global supply chain, and develops the Higg Index suite of tools for standardized value chain sustainability measurement.
Textile Exchange Textile Exchange is a global non-profit that works with members of the textile industry to drive transformation in preferred fibres, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks.
Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC) Fair Factories Clearing House (FFC) is a non-profit that facilitates informed responsible business decisions through an online platform designed to support monitoring of factories on labour, health and safety. As part of our Workplace Standards Program, Aritzia partners with FFC to provide data management and reporting capabilities for accurate and timely performance review and information analysis.