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Good News

Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: United Kingdom

Good News is a British contemporary footwear brand founded on the premise that the future is positive and filled with Good News.

Good News 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

Our “Planet” rating evaluates brands based on the environmental policies in their supply chains, from carbon emissions and Wastewater to business models and product circularity. Here we rate Good News “Great”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses a high proportion of lower-impact materials including organic cotton.
  • It uses lower-impact materials that help limit the chemicals, water, and wastewater in its Supply Chain.
  • It uses recycled packaging.
  • It uses Bluesign certified dyes.

Workers’ rights are central to our “People” rating, which assess brands’ policies and practices on everything from child labour to living wages and gender equality. Here we rate Good News “Not Good Enough”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It does not disclose where its Final Stage of Production occurs.
  • There’s no evidence it has a Code of Conduct.
  • It traces some of its supply chain.
  • There’s no evidence it ensures workers are paid living wages in its supply chain.

Brands’ animal welfare policies and, where applicable, how well they trace their animal-derived products are the focus of our “Animals” rating. Here we rate Good News “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • ZQ Merino Label certifies the wool it sources.
  • It doesn’t appear to use leather, down, fur, angora, exotic animal skin, or exotic animal hair.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate Good News “It's a Start” overall.

Last updated February 2023