We are proud members of Textile Exchange, a global non-profit committed to working with brands across the industry for wider change. Alongside all the work they do to promote and develop sustainable strategies, they now produce the Material Change Index (MCI).
This is the largest peer-to-peer comparison initiative in the industry, tracking the alignment of members with key performance indicators. These include the use of preferred materials, implementation of strategy and circularity, and fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The MCI ranking
The MCI takes all of these factors into account and gives their members a ranking. As a result of this, companies are able to track their own progress against like-minded companies in similar markets to them. Moreover hopefully they will be inspired to do more going forward.
This year, Mantis World have been awarded the high level. We were named as a leading brand and pioneers in implementing industry change. This is a fantastic honour and the result of hard work from the whole of Team Mantis. However, it just inspires us to keep on going.
So how was our score overall?
Companies are given an overall ranking between 1-4. 1 is awarded to companies who are just beginning their journey. 4 is being awarded to companies with a solid foundation of transparency and commitment to continuous improvement.
Mantis World were given a 4, on the basis of our top marks in strategy and use of preferred materials. Of course, we love a challenge! Seeing our performance and the performance of our peers highlights to us where we can push even harder next year in order to keep at the top of our game.
You can access the MCI here. Click to see how some of the biggest names in textiles are working towards the same goals as us. In order to learn more about Textile Exchange and the amazing work they do across the world, head to their website.
You can also learn more about us and our sustainability efforts here.