Rated: Not good enough
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Gorman is owned by Factory X
Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it has set a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. There is no evidence that it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It implements purchasing practices to help provide financial security for its suppliers. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. It traces some of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It discloses policies and safeguards to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.
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 uses leather and exotic animal hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses down certified by the Responsible Down Standard. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin or angora. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.
Gorman is rated 'Not good enough' overall.