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Honest Basics' environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) cotton. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products. 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 'good'. Its factories are Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certified. It monitors health and safety issues by visiting all of its final stage of production suppliers. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. It traces all of its supply chain. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain.
Its animal rating is 'great'. It states that its entire product range is vegan.
Honest Basics is rated 'Good' overall.