Rated: We avoid
location: United States
Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great)
Vibram's environment rating is 'not good enough'. It does not use eco-friendly materials. It uses some renewable energy in its supply chain to reduce its climate impact. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. There is no evidence it has a policy to protect biodiversity in its supply chain.
Its labour rating is 'very poor'. It states it has a Code of Conduct but does not publicly share it. There is no evidence it has worker empowerment initiatives such as collective bargaining or rights to make a complaint. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. There is no evidence it audits its supply chain. It does not disclose any 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, or exotic animal skin. There is no evidence it traces any animal products to the first stage of production.
Vibram is rated 'We avoid' overall.