Converse is owned by Nike.
Its environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it has a policy to prevent deforestation in the supply chain. It has set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations and supply chain but there is no evidence it is on track to meet its target. It implements some water reduction initiatives in its supply chain.
Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Some of its supply chain is certified by FLA Workplace Code of Conduct including all of the final stage of production. It received a score of 51-60% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It likely publishes detailed information about its supplier policies, audits and remediation processes. It publishes a detailed list of suppliers in the final stage of production and some information about the findings of supplier audits. It publishes some information about forced labour, gender equality or freedom of association. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It discloses policies to protect suppliers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19 but not workers.
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 and wool. It does not use down, fur, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. There is no evidence it traces any animal product to the first stage of production.
Converse is rated 'It's a start' overall.
Last Updated: July 2020