L.L. Bean's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the impacts of microplastics. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste.
Its labour rating is 'very poor'. 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 0-10% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It publishes zero or very limited information about its supplier policies and audits. It does not disclose any 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 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, wool and exotic animal hair. It uses down certified by the Responsible Down Standard. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin or angora. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.>
Last Updated: August 2020