Patagonia's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It has conducted research with industry bodies on the impact of microplastics. There is no evidence it has a policy to prevent deforestation in the supply chain. It implements greenhouse gas emissions reduction activities throughout its supply chain to reduce its climate impact.
Its labour rating is 'good'. Some of its supply chain is certified by FLA Workplace Code of Conduct and Fair Trade USA in the final stage of production. It received a score of 51-60% in the Fashion Transparency Index. It likely publishes detailed information about its supplier policies, audits and remediation processes. It publishes a detailed list of suppliers in the final stage of production and some information about the findings of their supplier audits. It publishes some information about forced labour, gender equality or freedom of association. It has a project to improve wages in its supply chain but there is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It discloses policies to protect suppliers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19 but not workers.
Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It has a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It uses leather and exotic animal hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses down accredited by the Responsible Down Standard. It does not use angora, fur or exotic animal skin. It traces most animal products to the first stage of production.
Patagonia is rated 'Good' overall.
Last Updated: August 2020