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Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United States

Based in Seattle, Akala designs effortless, sustainable styles.

Akala sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate

Akala's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including Tencel Lyocell. It has a limited production run to minimise textile waste. It manufactures locally to reduce its climate impact. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the USA, a medium risk country for labour abuse. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. There is no evidence it audits its suppliers.

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use leather, wool, down, angora, fur, exotic animal skin or exotic animal hair. It uses mother of pearl.

Akala is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated August 2022