Princess Polly

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: Australia

Princess Polly is not taking adequate steps to eliminate hazardous chemicals in its supply chain.

Princess Polly sustainability rating


2 out of 5


2 out of 5


4 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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

Our “Planet” rating evaluates brands based on the environmental policies in their supply chains, from carbon emissions and wastewater to business models and product circularity. Here we rate Princess Polly “Not Good Enough”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses some lower-impact materials including recycled materials.
  • It follows an unsustainable fast fashion model with quickly changing trends and regular new styles.
  • There’s no evidence it’s taking actions to protect biodiversity in its supply chain.
  • There’s no evidence it’s taking meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals in manufacturing.

Workers’ rights are central to our “People” rating, which assess brands’ policies and practices on everything from child labour to living wages and gender equality. Here we rate Princess Polly “Not Good Enough”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • There’s no evidence it provides financial security to its suppliers, which can result in poor working conditions and wages.
  • There’s no evidence it supports diversity and inclusion in its supply chain.
  • It audits some of its suppliers including all of the final stage of production.
  • There’s no evidence it ensures workers are paid living wages in its supply chain.
  • During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, it disclosed some policies to protect workers in its supply chain from the virus.

Brands’ animal welfare policies and, where applicable, how well they trace their animal-derived products are the focus of our “Animals” rating. Here we rate Princess Polly “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It has a formal policy aligned with the Five Freedoms of animal welfare.
  • It appears to use leather.
  • It has a policy to source wool from non-mulesed sheep.
  • It doesn’t appear to use down, fur, angora, exotic animal skin, or exotic animal hair.
  • It’s committed to eliminate all animal-derived materials by a target date.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate Princess Polly “Not Good Enough” overall.

Last updated July 2023