location: New Zealand
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Kowtow's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It uses low-impact dyes in most of its products. Its use of eco-friendly materials reduces its climate impact and limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'good'. Its factories are certified by Social Accountability International - SA8000 and most of its supply chain is certified by Fairtrade International - Small Producers Organisations. It ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It traces most of its supply chain. It audits its suppliers but does not state how often.
Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use any animal products but it does not state that it's vegan.
Kowtow is rated 'Good' overall.