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Protean London

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United Kingdom

Protean London offers upcycled sustainable hair accessories and headbands for women.

Protean London sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

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

Protean London's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including upcycled materials. Its products are made to order to minimise textile waste. It manufactures locally to reduce its climate impact. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the UK, a medium risk country for labour abuse. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. There is no evidence it audits its suppliers.

Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use leather, wool, down, fur, exotic animal skin or exotic animal hair. It uses upcycled silk.

Protean London is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated December 2022