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TOMS

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: United States

TOMS is not taking adequate steps to ensure payment of a living wage for its workers.

TOMS sustainability rating

Planet

1 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

2 out of 5

Overall rating: Not good enough

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TOMS's environment rating is 'very poor'. It uses few eco-friendly materials. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives. There is no evidence it reduces its carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. 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'. There is no evidence it has a policy to minimise the suffering of animals. It uses leather and wool. It does not use fur, down, angora, exotic animal skin or exotic animal hair. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.

TOMS is rated 'Not good enough' overall.

Last updated April 2022