Brother Vellies' environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including upcycled materials. It makes products by hand to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it minimises the use of solvent-based chemicals in its shoe production. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives.
Its labour rating is 'good'. It partners with independent artisans in Africa. It traces some of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. It ensures payment of a living wage in some of its supply chain but does not state what percentage.
Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It uses exotic animal hair and leather. It does not use fur, wool, down, exotic animal skin or angora.
Brother Vellies is rated 'It's a start' based on information from our own research.
Last Updated: February 2019