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GOT BAG

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: Germany

GOT BAG is producing backpacks and travel essentials made from recycled ocean plastic.

GOT BAG sustainability rating

Planet

4 out of 5

People

3 out of 5

Animals

4 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

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


GOT BAG's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. . There is no evidence it is taking specific steps to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. However its use of eco-friendly materials reduces its climate impact and limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its factories are audited and reported through Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit - SMETA Best Practice Guidance or Business Social Compliance Initiative Code of Conduct - BSCI. 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.

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use any animal products but it does not state that it's vegan.

GOT BAG is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated April 2021