Image credit: Macpac


Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: Australia

Macpac has good policies to eliminate hazardous chemicals in its supply chain but is not taking adequate steps to ensure payment of a living wage for its workers.

Macpac sustainability rating


2 out of 5


3 out of 5


4 out of 5

Overall rating: It's a start

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate

Macpac is owned by Super Retail Group.

Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it reduces it carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it minimises packaging. It uses a medium proportion of Bluesign certified fabrics.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. There is no evidence it implements purchasing practices to provide financial security for its suppliers. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It has an internal grievance mechanism where reporting can be made anonymously. It discloses policies and safeguards to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use leather, fur, exotic animal skin or exotic animal hair. It uses down accredited by the Responsible Down Standard. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep.

Macpac is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated October 2021