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Lacoste

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: France

Lacoste is not taking adequate steps to ensure payment of a living wage for its workers.

Lacoste sustainability rating

Planet

2 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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Lacoste's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it has set a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives in its supply chain. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. Little 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 2021 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it implements practices to support diversity and inclusion in its supply chain. 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'. It has a formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms but has no clear mechanisms to implement. It uses wool, leather, down and exotic animal hair. It does not use fur, angora or exotic animal skin. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.

Lacoste is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated February 2022