V By Townsley's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It does not use eco-friendly materials. It reuses some of its offcuts to minimise textile waste. There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint.
Its labour rating is 'good'. Its facilities are audited and reported through Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit - SMETA Best Practice Guidance. Its final stage of production is undertaken in Italy, a medium risk country for labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It traces most of its supply chain including all of the final and second stages of production.
Its animal rating is 'great'. It is listed by PETA as vegan.
V By Townsley is rated 'Good' based on information from our own research.
Last Updated: July 2019