Rated: Not good enough
location: United States
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Steve Madden's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It uses few eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it has a policy to protect biodiversity in its supply chain. 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 'very poor'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It received a score of 11-20% 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 any 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 basic formal policy to protect animal welfare. 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, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Steve Madden is rated 'Not good enough' overall.