Wolven

Overall Rating: Certified
Home Country: USA
“Make sustainability sexy”
Eco-Stylist Certified
Lululemon may have some competition on the horizon thanks to Wolven. Wolven is creating similar products (leggings, biker shorts, and sports bras), but doing so much more sustainably. With multiple certifications, including GRS, OEKO-TEX Standard 100, and Climate Neutral, Wolven is making sure their customers look good in their clothes AND feel good about how their clothes were made.

Wolven

Overall Rating: Certified
Home Country: USA
“Make sustainability sexy”
Eco-Stylist Certified
Lululemon may have some competition on the horizon thanks to Wolven. Wolven is creating similar products (leggings, biker shorts, and sports bras), but doing so much more sustainably. With multiple certifications, including GRS, OEKO-TEX Standard 100, and Climate Neutral, Wolven is making sure their customers look good in their clothes AND feel good about how their clothes were made.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good

  • To improve their score, Wolven could share more information about the level of supply chain traceability they have, and efforts to improve.
  • To improve their score, Wolven could also share their policy against subcontracting, likely found in the Code of Conduct.

Fair Labor

One Leaf Earned
Rated: Fair

  • Wolven’s WCA certification ensures that their factory in China is audited regularly and the score of 87% suggests good performance in social and labor conditions, health and safety standards, environment, and business practices.

  • To improve their score, Wolven could provide evidence that they pay living wages, or that they’re making progress towards paying living wages.
  • To improve their score, Wolven could also provide evidence that they invest in worker well-being programs like worker-driven/selected benefits, housing allowance, transportation, healthcare, education stipends, access to financial services, energy, water,  and sanitation.

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent

  • The majority of Wolven’s fabrics are more sustainably made including recycled  PET fabric and modal fabric made from beechwood pulp. Both of these materials require less water in production.
  • Wolven promotes more sustainable consumption by selling Wolven Pre-Loved clothes right on their website. 
  • Wolven is partnered with Climate Neutral, which means they are measuring their carbon footprint, purchasing carbon credits to offset that footprint, and implementing plans to reduce their emissions in the future.
  • Wolven uses more sustainable packaging by wrapping pieces in a minimal piece of hemp twine and shipping in a reusable, 100% recycled poly mailer or biodegradable paper box.

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Last Updated: 04/24/22.
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