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Our perspective

We believe in good business, the kind that helps our community and our environment and inspires the younger generation. Our Corporate Responsibility Program encourages us to always look at the broader impact of our activities on our customers, employees, communities and the environment.

We admire the passion of our consumers that drives them to learn more about our products, to question how and under what conditions our products are made, and what we’re doing to reduce our environmental impact. We are committed to communicating our efforts with full transparency as we follow those sustainability objectives set out by our parent company, Deckers Brands.

All historic Corporate Responsibility Reports can be found here.

For more information, please contact the Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Department at

Sustainable development goals

In 2016, Deckers joined the United Nations Global Compact ("UNGC"), the world's largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative. Our support for the UNGC is a formal commitment of Deckers to conduct our business with the utmost respect for universal principles around human rights, labor standards, responsible environmental practices and anti-corruption. Inspired after joining the UNGC, Deckers wanted to challenge ourselves to adopt more formal long-term sustainable development goals.

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(relates to SDG 12, 15)

Continue to seek more sustainable alternatives for our key materials.

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(relates to SDG 7, 12, and 13)

Substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.

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Human Rights

(relates to SDG 3, 4, 5, 10)

Embed human rights across our operations by taking immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery, human trafficking and secure the elimination of the worst forms of child labor in our supply chain; protect labor rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers in our supply chain including factories and T1 suppliers.

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(relates to SDG 3, 6)

Achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle in accordance with international frameworks and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.

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Climate and Clean Energy

(relates to SDG 7, 12, and 13)

Continue to report on energy usage at our corporate HQ, DCs and US retail store locations, continue to challenge our manufacturing partners to further reduce energy consumption per pair of Deckers Brands shoes, and integrate climate change measures into our policies and planning.

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(relates to SDG 6)

Ensure that our operations and 100% of our key tanneries, T2 suppliers, and factory partners use industry good practice for consumption and effluent treatment to improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing the release of hazardous chemicals and materials.

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Gender Equality/Reduced Inequalities/Quality Education

(relates to SDG 4, 5, 10)

Empower and promote the social, economical and political inclusion of all, in our operations and supply chain, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status including the adoption of policies for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels.

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