Rated: Not good enough
location: United Kingdom
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Clarks' environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses few eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it has set a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives. There is no evidence it minimises packaging.
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 31-40% in the 2021 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it implements practices to support diversity and inclusion in its supply chain. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It does not disclose adequate 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 formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms but has no clear mechanisms to implement. It uses leather, wool and shearling. It does not use fur, angora, exotic animal hair or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Clarks is rated 'Not good enough' overall.