Rated: We avoid

price: $$$$

location: United States

Quiksilver is not taking adequate steps to ensure payment of a living wage for its workers.

Quiksilver sustainability rating


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Overall rating: We avoid

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Quiksilver is owned by Boardriders.

Its environment rating is 'very poor'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products.

Its labour rating is 'very poor'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It received a score of 0-10% in the 2022 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it implements practices to encourage diversity and inclusion in its supply chain. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It does not disclose adequate policies or safeguards to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has an animal welfare policy aligned with Five Domains. It uses leather, exotic animal hair and wool. It does not use fur, down, angora or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.

Quiksilver is rated 'We avoid' overall.

Last updated October 2022