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Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United Kingdom

Batoko is an independent British swimwear brand that features garments made from 100% recycled plastic waste.

Batoko 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

Batoko's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Recycle Standard certified materials. It uses renewable energy in its supply chain to reduce its climate impact. It has a limited production run to minimise textile waste. Its use of eco-friendly materials reduces its climate impact and limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'good'. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct but it has a formal statement covering workers rights. It traces most of its supply chain. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. Its final stage of production is audited by Business Social Compliance Initiative Code of Conduct - BSCI.

This brand makes products that are generally free of animal materials so it is not applicable to rate its impact on animals. We calculate the overall rating from environment and labour scores only

Batoko is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated January 2021