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COG

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: France

COG is a brand that offers ethical and vegan shoes for everyone.

COG sustainability rating

Planet

3 out of 5

People

3 out of 5

Animals

5 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

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


Our “Planet” rating evaluates brands based on the environmental policies in their supply chains, from carbon emissions and wastewater to business models and product circularity. Here we rate COG “It's a Start”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses some lower-impact materials including recycled materials.
  • It uses low-waste cutting techniques to maximise fabric use.
  • It takes meaningful action to reduce emissions from transportation and distribution.
  • It uses recycled packaging.

Workers’ rights are central to our “People” rating, which assess brands’ policies and practices on everything from child labour to living wages and gender equality. Here we rate COG “It's a Start”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • Its final production stage happens in Portugal, a medium risk country for labour abuse.
  • It visits its suppliers but does not state how often.
  • There’s no evidence it has a Code of Conduct.
  • There’s no evidence it ensures workers are paid living wages in its supply chain.

Brands’ animal welfare policies and, where applicable, how well they trace their animal-derived products are the focus of our “Animals” rating. Here we rate COG “Great”. PETA listed the brand as vegan.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate COG “Good” overall.

Last updated June 2023

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