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Outerknown

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United States

Outerknown is a sustainable clothing brand established from an understated approach to design and an overstated approach to quality, material and consciousness.

Outerknown sustainability rating

Planet

5 out of 5

People

4 out of 5

Animals

3 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

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


Outerknown's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including GOTS cotton. It uses low impact non-toxic dyes in most of its products. 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 ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It traces most of its supply chain. It audits some of its suppliers.

Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It does not use fur, leather, down, exotic animal skin or angora. It uses wool and exotic animal hair.

Outerknown is rated 'Good' based on information from our own research.

Last updated March 2020