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KnowledgeCotton Apparel

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: Denmark

Built on over 50 years of family experience in the textile industry, KnowledgeCotton Apparel was founded in 2008 by Jørgen Mørup and his son Mads for the purpose of creating premium menswear using sustainable fabrics and practices.

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Overall rating: Good

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KnowledgeCotton Apparel's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) cotton. It offsets its carbon emissions through a valid carbon offset program however there is no evidence it implements emissions reduction initiatives in its supply chain. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its facilities certified by either Social Accountability International - SA8000, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) or Business Social Compliance Initiative Code of Conduct - BSCI. It does not disclose where its final stage of production occurs. It traces most of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. It ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain but does not specify what percentage.

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

KnowledgeCotton Apparel is rated 'Good' based on information from our own research.

Last updated June 2020