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Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: Germany

CLOSED is a German brand that produces jeans and other ready-to-wear around the globe.

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Overall rating: It's a start

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CLOSED's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It mostly manufactures locally to reduce its climate impact. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It monitors health and safety issues by visiting all of its final stage of production suppliers. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It traces some of its supply chain.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It uses leather, wool and exotic animal hair. It does not use down, fur, angora or exotic animal skin.

CLOSED is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated August 2022