Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: Portugal

“Quality ethical staple pieces”

ISTO produces mens and womens clothing from natural and organic material that look good, fit well, and designed to last a long time. They take quality over quantity to the next level by continuously improving one single collection. A step up from casual, ISTOs collection is perfect for going to work or going out.

Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: Portugal

“Quality ethical staple pieces”

Eco-Stylist Certified
ISTO produces mens and womens clothing from natural and organic material that look good, fit well, and designed to last a long time. They take quality over quantity to the next level by continuously improving one single collection. A step up from casual, ISTOs collection is perfect for going to work or going out.

Transparency

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • ISTO provides a price breakdown for every component of their collection, from material to production.
  • ISTO suppliers are GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified.
  • ISTO garments are produced in Portugal.
  • SOMELOS supplies the fabric for ISTO shirts; The factory is GOTS, Oeko-TexBCI, Ponto Verde, Fair Trade, and Reach certified. 
  • Valerius Texteis supplies ISTO manufacturing; the factory is GOTS, OCS, Oeko-Tex, and BCI certified.  
  • Tintex supplies ISTO jerseys (a knitted garment with long sleeves, worn over the upper body); the factory is GOTS, OCS, GRS, Oeko-Tex, and BCI certified.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • ISTO only works with factories held to the highest standards in social responsibility and work policies.
  • ISTO sponsored Pais em Rede, a Portuguese NGO designed to help parents with disabled children receive old inventory T-Shirts, for a non-benefit concert organized in Lisboa.
  • ISTO garments are made in Portugal where makers are paid a living wage.
  • ISTO can improve Fair Labor by encouraging their makers to unionize and by investing in well-being services such as health care, child care, and education.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • ISTO is committed to environmental sustainability; all of their clothes are made with GOTS certified sustainable and natural fibers.
  • ISTO works with Wastebased to provide biodegradable, sustainable packaging. 
  • ISTO products are made without animal sourced materials.
  • ISTO can improve Sustainably Made by reducing their water usage and investing in Circularity.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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