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RAFA

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: United States

RAFA is a women's luxury footwear collection designed and hand-crafted by a group of 20 artisans in Los Angeles, California.

RAFA sustainability rating

Planet

4 out of 5

People

3 out of 5

Animals

5 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

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


RAFA's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it minimises the use of solvent-based chemicals in its shoe production. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the USA, 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. It visits its suppliers regularly.

Its animal rating is 'great'. It states that it's entire product range is vegan.

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

Last updated September 2019