Kmart Australia's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. It has set a deadline to eliminate hazardous chemicals by 2025 but there is no evidence it is on track to meet its target. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products.
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 31-40% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It likely publishes information about its supplier policies, audits and remediation processes. It likely publishes a list of suppliers in the final stage of production but not the second stage. It may be publishing limited 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 discloses some policies to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.
Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms. It uses leather, wool and exotic animal hair. It does not use fur, down, angora or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Kmart Australia is rated 'Not good enough' overall.
Last Updated: January 2021