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dk active

Rated: Great

price: $$$$

location: Australia

dk active is a clothing brand based in Australia that creates luxury, ethical activewear for women.

dk active sustainability rating

Planet

5 out of 5

People

4 out of 5

Animals

5 out of 5

Overall rating: Great

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 dk active “Great”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses a high proportion of lower-impact materials including recycled materials.
  • It uses low impact materials that help limit the chemicals, water, and wastewater in its supply chain.
  • It offers clothing recycling to consumers to help address end-of-life textile waste.
  • It manufactures its products closer to home to reduce the climate impact of long-distance shipping.
  • It avoids plastic 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 dk active “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • Its final production stage happens in Australia, a low risk country for labour abuse.
  • It traces most of its supply chain.
  • It visits its suppliers regularly.
  • It’s not clear if 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 dk active “Great”. It states that its entire product range is vegan.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate dk active “Great” overall.

Last updated July 2023

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