Carter’s aims to inspire generations of parents through initiatives impacting Environmental, Social and Governance issues
“As the leading company serving families with young children, Carter’s seeks to inspire generations raising the future and we continue to make important advancements to further our progress surrounding our sustainability, community and environmental objectives. Our annual CSR Report serves as a benchmark while reaffirming our continued commitment to driving our business forward, enhancing our community impact, and reducing our environmental footprint,” said
Carter’s 2021 CSR Report demonstrates the Company's dedication to supporting all families with young children through three key priorities: People, Planet and Product. Highlights of the report include:
People: Carter’s remains focused on uplifting its employees, its global workforce, and its communities.
Community: In 2021, Carter’s positively impacted 2 million children and families, investing
$10 millionin community initiatives. The Company has pledged to improve the well-being of at least 10 million families by 2030.
- Diversity & Inclusion: In addition to nearly doubling racial and ethnic diversity at the vice president levels, Carter’s has committed to developing a supplier diversity program to support communities of color.
- Community: In 2021, Carter’s positively impacted 2 million children and families, investing
Planet: Focused on reducing environmental impact, Carter’s sustainability practices are continuously improving, and the Company has pledged to achieve Net-Zero emissions by 2040.
- In the near term, Carter’s has received validation for the following science-based reduction targets: Committing to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2019 base year. As part of this goal, Carter’s will also engage suppliers covering 77% of our spend for purchased goods and services—to set science-based targets of their own by 2027.
Product: Carter’s continues to foster expansion of its sustainable product offerings, including prioritizing the growth of its eco-friendly Little Planet brand to be the leading sustainable children’s brand.
- In 2021, the Little Planet brand also introduced products made from recycled polyester products.
To view and download the latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative Standards, please visit www.carters.com/raisethefuture.
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