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INDIGENOUS

Indigenous Sale mens and womens styles


Rating: Certified

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Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: USA

LDI Score: 1/8


Transparency

Three Leaves Earned
  • All of their garments are made by artisans in Peru and some of the garments are signed by the makers and profiled on their website.
  • Indigenous sources their raw materials, such as organic cotton and Alpaca wool, from local artisans in Peru, rather than factories.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
  • Indigenous provides fair wages within the local context, exceeding local and national averages.
  • Indigenous pays fair prices for the wool they use to make their garments.
  • Indigenous provides well-being programs for their artisans including childcare, clean water access, and physical enrichment classes. They also invest in local education, community grants, and zero-interest loans to help their artisans develop economically.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
  • Indigenous works with independent cotton farmers to achieve organic certification and the use of 100% organic certified cotton.
  • Indigenous sources naturally colored alpaca wool in order to promote biodiversity within the alpaca herds.
  • Indigeous uses low-impact dyes and Oeko-Tex approved chemicals.
  • Every year Indigenous saves 45,600 lbs of Carbon Dioxide and 13 million gallons of water. They also manage to keep 400 lbs of pesticides off land. 

Room for Improvement:

  • Indigenous can improve Sustainably Made by developing a circular initiative to help ensure their clothes stay out of the landfill.


Overall Score: 65

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Last Updated: 3/28/21


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