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Dear Kate

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: United States

Dear Kate specializes in leak-proof fabric technology, offering women's underwear and activewear.

Dear Kate sustainability rating

Planet

2 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

Not applicable

Overall rating: Not good enough

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


Dear Kate's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It does not use eco-friendly materials. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the USA, a medium risk country for labour abuse. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. There is no evidence it audits any of its supply chain.

This brand makes products that are generally free of animal materials. We have not rated its impact on animals. The overall rating is based on environment and labour scores only.

Dear Kate is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated June 2021