Sézane

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: France

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

Sézane sustainability rating

Planet

2 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

3 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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Sézane's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It has eliminated some hazardous chemicals but has not set a time-bound target to eliminate all hazardous chemicals. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it has set a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target. There is no evidence it has a policy to prevent deforestation in the supply chain.

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 states it has a Code of Conduct but does not publicly share it. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain including all 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 uses leather, exotic animal hair and silk. It uses Responsible Wool Standard certified wool in some of its wool products. It does not use fur, down, exotic animal skin or angora. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.

Sézane is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last Updated: December 2021