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Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: France

VEJA is a shoe brand based in Paris that is creating sneakers in a different way, mixing social projects, economic justice, and ecological materials.

VEJA sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

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VEJA's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It uses recycled packaging. Its tanneries are gold certified by the Leather Working Group. Its use of eco-friendly materials reduces its climate impact and limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.

Its labour rating is 'great'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles. It monitors health and safety issues by visiting all of its final stage of production suppliers. It ensures payment of a living wage in most of its supply chain. It traces all of its supply chain.

Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. It does not use fur, wool, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses leather.

VEJA is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated November 2021