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VEJA

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: France

VEJA is an innovative sneaker brand based in Paris.

VEJA sustainability rating

Planet

4 out of 5

People

4 out of 5

Animals

3 out of 5

Overall rating: Good

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate


Our “Planet” rating evaluates brands based on the environmental policies in their supply chains, from carbon emissions and wastewater to business models and product circularity. Here we rate VEJA “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It uses a medium proportion of lower-impact materials including organic cotton.
  • It uses low impact materials that help limit the chemicals, water, and wastewater in its supply chain.
  • It offers recycling to consumers to help address end-of-life textile waste.
  • It uses tanneries that are Leather Working Group Gold certified.

Workers’ rights are central to our “People” rating, which assess brands’ policies and practices on everything from child labour to living wages and gender equality. Here we rate VEJA “Good”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

Brands’ animal welfare policies and, where applicable, how well they trace their animal-derived products are the focus of our “Animals” rating. Here we rate VEJA “It's a Start”. These are a few factors influencing its score:

  • It’s published a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy.
  • It appears to use leather.
  • It doesn’t appear to use wool, down, fur, angora, exotic animal skin, or exotic animal hair.

Based on all publicly available information we’ve reviewed, we rate VEJA “Good” overall.

Last updated July 2023

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