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Katharine Hamnett

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United Kingdom

Katharine Hamnett is a London based brand that offers ethical and sustainably produced clothing for all seasons.

Katharine Hamnett sustainability rating

Planet

4 out of 5

People

4 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

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Katharine Hamnett's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it minimises packaging. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'good'. It is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the European Union, a low/medium risk region for labour abuse. It traces most of its supply chain. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It uses leather and exotic animal hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses recycled down. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin or angora.

Katharine Hamnett is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated October 2020