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Engel's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) cotton. It uses low impact non-toxic dyes in all of its products. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint.
Its labour rating is 'good'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in Germany, a low risk country for labour abuse. It traces most of its supply chain. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits most of its supply chain.
Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses wool.
Engel is rated 'Good' overall.