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Genesis Footwear

Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: Germany

Genesis Footwear is a European sneaker brand that focuses on sustainability, fair working conditions, and the responsible use of our world's resources.

Genesis Footwear sustainability rating


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Overall rating: It's a start

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate

Genesis Footwear's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It transports products by train to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals in most of its products. It uses recycled packaging.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct but it has a formal statement covering workers rights. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its suppliers but does not state how often.

Its animal rating is 'great'. It states that its entire product range is vegan.

Genesis Footwear is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated September 2022