location: United Kingdom
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Desmond & Dempsey's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It uses renewable energy in its supply chain to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. 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'. Most of its final stage of production is undertaken in Portugal, a medium risk country for labour abuse. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct but it has a formal statement covering workers rights. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain.
Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, wool, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses silk.
Desmond & Dempsey is rated 'Good' overall.