location: United States
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MATE the Label's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the USA, a medium risk country for labour rights. It has a Code of Conduct that covers some of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It visits its suppliers regularly.
Its animal rating is 'great'. It states that its entire product range is vegan.
MATE the Label is rated 'Good' overall.