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Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United States

Akola is a vibrant jewelry label that is working to transform the lives of families and communities in East Africa.

Akola 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

Akola's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It makes products by hand to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. .

Its labour rating is 'good'. It empowers workers in Uganda. It ensures payment of a living wage in the final stage of production. It traces most of its supply chain

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, wool, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses bone and horn.

Akola is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated January 2021