location: United States
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Outerknown's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) cotton. It recycles most of its offcuts to minimise textile waste. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'good'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. It has a project to improve wages in its supply chain. It audits its suppliers.
Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It does not use fur, leather, exotic animal skin or angora. It uses down accredited by the Responsible Down Standard. It uses wool and exotic animal hair.
Outerknown is rated 'Good' overall.