Lee is owned by Kontoor Brands.
Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. It complies with its own Restricted Substances List but there is no evidence that it has taken meaningful action to eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It traces some of its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain including the final stage of production. 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'. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the suffering of animals. It uses leather and wool. It does not use fur, down, exotic animal hair, exotic animal skin or angora. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Lee is rated 'Not good enough' overall.
Last Updated: August 2020