Rated: Not good enough
location: United States
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American Eagle is owned by AEO Inc.
Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It has set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations and supply chain but there is no evidence it is on track to meet its target. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It received a score of 11-20% in the 2021 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It does not disclose any policies or safeguards 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 general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It uses leather, down and exotic animal hair. It has a policy to source wool from non-mulesed sheep but does not provide evidence on how it is implemented. It does not use angora, fur or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
American Eagle is rated 'Not good enough' overall.