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Billabong

Rated: We avoid

price: $$$$

location: United States

Billabong does not communicate sufficient information about its environmental and labour policies.

Billabong sustainability rating

Planet

1 out of 5

People

1 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: We avoid

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


Billabong is owned by Quiksilver.

Its environment rating is 'very poor'. It does not publish sufficient relevant information about its environmental policies to give a higher rating. As a shopper you have the right to know how its production practices impacts on the environment.

Its labour rating is 'very poor'. 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 0-10% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It publishes zero or very limited information about its supplier policies and audits. It does not disclose any information about forced labour, gender equality or freedom of association. 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'. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the suffering of animals. It uses leather and wool. It does not use fur, down, angora, exotic animal skin or hair. There is no evidence it traces any animal product to the first stage of production.

Billabong is rated 'We avoid' overall.

Last updated August 2020