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Kapten & Son

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: Germany

Kapten & Son is a German lifestyle brand with a focus on minimalist styles.

Kapten & Son sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

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

Our “Planet” rating evaluates brands based on the environmental policies in their supply chains, from carbon emissions and wastewater to business models and product circularity. Here we rate Kapten & Son “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses a medium proportion of lower-impact materials including recycled materials.
  • To reduce its climate impacts, it uses renewable energy in its supply chain.
  • To minimise waste, it recycles some of its textile offcuts.
  • It produces long-lasting products.

Workers’ rights are central to our “People” rating, which assess brands’ policies and practices on everything from child labour to living wages and gender equality. Here we rate Kapten & Son “It's a Start”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

Brands’ animal welfare policies and, where applicable, how well they trace their animal-derived products are the focus of our “Animals” rating. Here we rate Kapten & Son “Great”. It states that its entire product range is vegan.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate Kapten & Son “Good” overall.

Last updated January 2024