location: United States
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AERA's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. It uses renewable energy in its supply chain to reduce its climate impact. It uses water based glues in its shoe production.
Its labour rating is 'good'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in Italy, a medium risk country for labour abuse. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct but it has a formal statement covering workers rights. It ensures payment of a living wage in the final stage of production. It traces some of its supply chain.
Its animal rating is 'great'. It is listed by PETA as vegan.
AERA is rated 'Good' overall.