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Swedish Stockings' environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. It is fully certified by Oeko-Tex Standard 100. It uses renewable energy in its final stage of production to reduce its climate impact. It manages wastewater in its supply chain by ensuring it is treated and discharged properly. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'great'. Its facilities are fully certified by Social Accountability International - SA8000. Its final stage of production is undertaken in Italy, a medium risk country for labour abuse. It ensures payment of a living wage in the final stage of production. It traces most of its supply chain including all of the final and second stages of production. It audits or visits most of its suppliers including all of the final stage of production.
Its animal rating is 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, down, exotic animal skin or angora. It uses exotic animal hair. It states that it sources wool from non-mulesed sheep.
Swedish Stockings is rated 'Great' overall.