Rated: We avoid
location: United Kingdom
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Harrods' rating applies to the Harrods house apparel brands only and does not cover other brands stocked by Harrods or other categories of products outside of apparel, bags and jewelry.
Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses few eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals.
Its labour rating is 'very poor'. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain but does not specify what percentage. It does not disclose any policies or safeguards 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 wool, leather, exotic animal hair and fur. It does not use angora, down or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Harrods is rated 'We avoid' overall.