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Vivienne Westwood

Rated: It's a start

price: $$$$

location: United Kingdom

Vivienne Westwood is a luxury designer that hones in on a rebellious spirit and larger-than-life prints.

Vivienne Westwood sustainability rating


3 out of 5


3 out of 5


2 out of 5

Overall rating: It's a start

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Vivienne Westwood's environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. . There is no evidence it implements water reduction initiatives. It uses recycled packaging. It reuses some of its offcuts to minimise textile waste.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. It has a Code of Conduct that covers all of the ILO Four Fundamental Freedoms principles.There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It traces some of its supply chain. It audits some of its supply chain but does not specify what percentage.

Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a formal animal welfare policy aligned with Five Freedoms and has clear mechanisms to implement. It uses leather, down and exotic animal hair. It has a policy to source wool from non-mulesed sheep but does not provide evidence on how it is implemented. It does not use fur, exotic animal skin or angora.

Vivienne Westwood is rated 'It's a start' overall.

Last updated August 2022