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Rip Curl

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: Australia

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

Rip Curl sustainability rating

Planet

2 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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Rip Curl's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it has set a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain. It discloses partially 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'. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the suffering of animals. It uses leather and wool. It uses down accredited by the Responsible Down Standard. It does not use fur, angora exotic animal skin or hair. It traces some animal product to the first stage of production.

Rip Curl is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated April 2022