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Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: Finland

Founded in 2008, Tikau is a Finnish company combining design with the vision of employing and empowering artisans, mostly in India and Finland.

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Overall rating: It's a start

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Tikau's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It has a limited production run to minimise textile waste. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. It manufactures by hand to reduce its climate impact.

Its labour rating is 'good'. It provides jobs to workers from disadvantaged communities in India. It traces some of its supply chain. It is unclear whether it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has an animal welfare policy. It uses leather, wool and exotic animal hair. It does not use fur, down, angora or exotic animal skin.

Tikau is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated September 2022