location: United Kingdom
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Absolutely Bear's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) cotton. There is no evidence it is taking specific steps to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. However its use of eco-friendly materials reduces its climate impact and limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its factories are audited by the Fair Wear Foundation. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct but it has a formal statement covering workers rights. It does not disclose where its final stage of production occurs. It traces most of its supply chain. It ensures payment of a living wage in some of its supply chain but does not specify what percentage. Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses wool. Absolutely Bear is rated 'Good' overall.