Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: Italy

SALEWA is not taking adequate steps to manage its greenhouse gas emissions.

SALEWA sustainability rating


2 out of 5


2 out of 5


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Overall rating: Not good enough

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Its environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses few eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives in its supply chain. It reuses some of its offcuts to minimise textile waste.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. It is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation. It traces some of its supply chain includign all of the finals stage of production. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining rights. It audits most of the final stage of production. It does not disclose any policies or safeguards to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.

Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It has a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It does not use fur, angora, exotic animal skin or hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep. It uses down accredited by the Responsible Down Standard. It uses leather. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.

SALEWA is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated March 2021