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Acne Studios

Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: Sweden

Acne Studios is not taking adequate steps to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

Acne Studios sustainability rating


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Overall rating: It's a start

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Acne Studio's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals in most of its supply chain. It recycles most of its offcuts to minimise textile waste.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Some of its supply chain is certified by Fair Wear Foundation including most of the final stage of production. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It has a project to improve wages in some of its supply chain. There is no evidence it implements gender equality initiatives in its supply chain. It discloses policies to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a basic formal policy to protect animal welfare. It uses leather and exotic animal hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses down accredited by the Responsible Down Standard. It does not use angora, fur or exotic animal skin. It traces most animal products to the first stage of production.

Acne Studios is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated June 2022