Boden's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses few eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. It discloses policies 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 formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms. It uses leather, wool and exotic animal hair. It does not use fur, angora, down or exotic animal skin. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.
Boden is rated 'Not good enough' overall.
Last Updated: February 2021