Rated: It's a start
location: United Kingdom
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Thought's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It reduces its climate impact through its use of sea freight for shipping its products. It reuses most of its offcuts to minimise textile waste. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It does not disclose where its final stage of production occurs. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living in its supply chain. It visits its suppliers but does not state how often.
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 wool, leather and down. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora.
Thought is rated 'It's a start' overall.