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Encircled's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives in its supply chain. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals.
Its labour rating is 'good'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in Canada, a low risk country for labour abuse. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It traces most of its supply chain. It visits its suppliers regularly.
Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It has a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It does not use fur, leather, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses wool.
Encircled is rated 'Good' overall.