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DKNY

Rated: We avoid

price: $$$$

location: United States

DKNY is not taking adequate steps to ensure payment of a living wage for its workers.

DKNY sustainability rating

Planet

1 out of 5

People

1 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: We avoid

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DKNY is owned by G-III Apparel Group.

Its environment rating is 'very poor'. It uses few eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste.

Its labour rating is 'very poor'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It received a score of 0-10% in the 2022 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it implements practices to encourage diversity and inclusion in its supply chain. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It does not disclose adequate policies or safeguards to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the suffering of animals. It uses leather, exotic animal hair, down and wool. It does not use fur, angora or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.

DKNY is rated 'We avoid' overall.

Last updated October 2022