Rated: Not good enough
location: United States
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Sorel's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It does not use eco-friendly materials. It uses tanneries certified by the Leather Working Group. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it has a policy to prevent deforestation in the supply chain.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. Some of its supply chain is certified by FLA Workplace Code of Conduct in the final stage of production. It received a score of 21-30% in the 2021 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it implements practices to support 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 a formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms but has no clear mechanisms to implement. It uses leather. It has a policy to source wool from non-mulesed sheep but does not provide evidence on how it is implemented. It does not use fur, angora or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Sorel is rated 'Not good enough' overall.