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Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: Italy

Gucci has good policies to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions but uses exotic animal skin.

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Overall rating: It's a start

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Gucci is owned by Kering.

Its environment rating is 'good'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It has set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations and supply chain and it is on track to meet its target. It has a policy approved by CanopyStyle to prevent deforestation of ancient and endangered forests in some of its supply chain. It reduces chromium and other hazardous chemicals from the leather tanning processes.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Some of its supply chain is certified by Social Accountability International - SA8000 including all of the final stage of production. It received a score of 41-50% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It implements practices to encourage diversity and inclusion in its direct operations but not its supply chain. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It discloses policies to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Domains. It uses leather, exotic animal hair and exotic animal skin. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses down certified by the Responsible Down Standard. It does not use fur, angora or exotic animal skin. It traces most animal products to the first stage of production.

Gucci is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last Updated: February 2022