John Hardy's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It makes products by hand to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it avoids chromium and other chemicals in the leather tanning process. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'good'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. It traces most of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. It ensures payment of a living wage in some of its supply chain but does not specify what percentage.
Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It does not use fur, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses leather.
John Hardy is rated 'Good' based on information from our own research.
Last Updated: April 2020