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O'Neill

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: United States

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

O'Neill sustainability rating

Planet

2 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

3 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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O'Neill's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. It audits some of its supply chain but does not specify what percentage. 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 'it's a start'. It has a basic formal policy to protect animal welfare. It uses leather and exotic animal hair. It uses wool certified by the Responsible Wool Standard. 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.

O'Neill is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated April 2021