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Karen Millen

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: United Kingdom

Karen Millen is not taking adequate steps to eliminate hazardous chemicals in its supply chain.

Karen Millen sustainability rating


2 out of 5


2 out of 5


2 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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Karen Millen is owned by Boohoo Group.

Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It received a score of 11-20% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It likely publishes some information about its supplier policies and audits. It does not publish a list of suppliers or information about forced labour, gender equality or freedom of association. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. 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'. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the suffering of animals. It uses leather, down, exotic animal hair and wool. It does not use fur, angora or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal product to the first stage of production.

Karen Millen is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated September 2021