environmental responsibilty

maurices believes in the overall care and condition of our environment. From the materials used in the construction of our stores and offices, to the fabrication, supplies and resources in our product, we make a conscious effort to explore environmentally friendly processes throughout our entire business. We are focused on clean water, responsible consumption and climate action.

AREAS OF FOCUS INCLUDE

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clean water

We are committed to partnering with suppliers to reduce our use of water in our processes.

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responsible consumption

We will increase our use of sustainable materials and reduce product waste while helping our customers shop more sustainably.

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climate action

We are committed to working to reduce our carbon footprint by working in operations and with our suppliers to lower resource and energy consumption, waste and greenhouse gas emissions.

goals

By 2025, 100% of maurices denim will contain recycled materials.

By 2025, 50% of maurices tee’s (24 x 7) will contain recycled polyester.

By 2025, we will achieve a 25% water savings goal in our production processes.

By 2022, train all Integrated Product Team associates and all vendor partners on compliance and legal requirements for making sustainability claims about our product and/or packaging.

2021 highlights

Launched recycling and waste minimization programs in all our home office campuses

Provided a LinkedIn learning path focused on environmental sustainability

Developed policies related to internal paper and energy usage

Developed policies related to lifecycle resource usage and inefficiencies

Reduced office printing by 75%

Donated 35,000 pairs of used denim to local shelters

Actively explored ways to upcycle materials from our clothing samples

2022 ambitions

Create a business case for sustainable raw material development with a focus on water management and recycling/upcycling.

Educate the Integrated Product Team on water savings, recycling/upcycling in our development and production processes. Sponsor a sustainability action committee within the Integrated Product Team.

Create internal policies for recycling sample yardage and fabric headers; document and share office policies related to internal paper, energy use and waste management. Document all the environmentally responsible practices and policies currently in place through suppliers and/or across the company.

Partner with Supply Chain on an auto-bagging solution, providing paper versus polybags.

our responsibility
as a denim authority

Over 2 million customers trust our denim. We put great care into our jeans.

We are proud of our Repreve® denim and joggers. This product is made from recycled fibers such as water bottles. Repreve® jeans and joggers are friendly to the earth and flattering on every body.

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