Better Buying

Better Buying released their first index report in spring of 2018. They use primary data about purchasing practices submitted by suppliers and supplier-submitted documents to verify that there is a business relationship with the brand/retailer they are rating. Better Buying conducts analyzes data plausabity to verify the accuracy of the data submitted.

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# and type of entity67 Brands, Retailers
Region Global
FrequencyBiannually
# of metrics disclosed8
# of data points gathered per entity37
Year of first public disclosure2018
Data collection method Primary field research
Data verification methodThird party verification
Themes evaluated Purchasing practices
Vehicle for disclosureWebpage and downloadable PDFs
Cost to accessSome metrics will be provided free, deeper analytics will be fee for service - TBD
Intended users of the DisclosureWorkers in factories, Factories and/or suppliers, Brands and retailers, Unions, Governments, Consumers, Investors, NGOs and civil society, Potentially anyone!