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Adidas by Stella McCartney

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: Germany

Adidas by Stella McCartney uses eco-friendly materials and has good animal welfare policies.

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Overall rating: Good

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Adidas by Stella McCartney is owned by Adidas Group.

Its environmental rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It has set an absolute target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations but it has not set a supply chain target. It has conducted research with industry bodies on the impact of microplastics. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Some of its supply chain is certified by FLA Workplace Code of Conduct including all of the final stage of production. It received a score of 61-70% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It likely publishes detailed information about its supplier policies, audits and remediation processes. It publishes a detailed list of suppliers in the final stage of production, some information about the second and first stages of production and some information about the findings of supplier audits. It publishes some information about forced labour, gender equality or freedom of association. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in most of 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 'good'. It has a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It does not use fur, leather, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.

Adidas by Stella McCartney is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated October 2020