Document Type


First Faculty Advisor

Cathy Zheng


ESG; Inditex; COVID-19; Performance; Financials

Rights Management



Zara has become extremely popular as a global fashion enterprise and remains significantly profitable in the fashion industry. With a leading supply chain operation strategy, they have been a leading retailer for many decades. This empirical research study involves research and assessment of Inditex's ESG performance and evaluations based on ASSET4 data source's evaluations, using the Stata software. Results show that Inditex remains a strong competitor in the fast fashion industry when compared to its rivals within 4 different categorical markets: all sample firms in Spain, all global retailers, and all sample firms separated by continent. Inditex consistently outperformed their competition and can be correlated to its overall financial success.