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Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: United States

DL1961 is a New York based brand on a mission to do things differently when it comes to denim so we can have at thriving planet for future generations.

DL1961 sustainability rating


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Overall rating: It's a start

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DL1961's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including Tencel. It uses renewable energy in its supply chain to reduce its climate impact. It reduces its water use by using recycled water in its supply chain. It reuses all of its offcuts to minimise textile waste

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. It does not disclose where all of its final stage of production occurs. 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. It traces most of its supply chain. There is no evidence it audits its supply chain.

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use any animal products but it does not state that it's vegan.

DL1961 is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated November 2020