Overall Rating: Silver

Shop: Womens

Home Country: USA

“One stop to refresh your undies and recycle your old ones”

Knickey makes you feel good in the underwear you wear and makes you feel even better about where they come from. Not only are you buying comfortable, stylish lingerie, you are also supporting ethical labor choices and sustainable production processes. In addition to their attention to detail regarding their environmental impact, this brand is FairTrade certified.

Overall Rating: Silver

ShopWomens

Home Country: USA

“One stop to refresh your undies and recycle your old ones”

Eco-Stylist Silver
Knickey makes you feel good in the underwear you wear and makes you feel even better about where they come from. Not only are you buying comfortable, stylish lingerie, you are also supporting ethical labor choices and sustainable production processes. In addition to their attention to detail regarding their environmental impact, this brand is FairTrade certified.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Knickey provides information about their factories and their supply chain.
  • Knickey has a FairTrade certification. This means they are doing numerous good things regarding their transparency, such as visiting factories annually, avoiding subcontracting their production, etc.
  • Knickey could improve their transparency by putting a vendor Code of Conduct on their website.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Knickey works with factories to make sure all employees within their factories earn a living wage.
  • Knickey also invests at the community level. In 2020, Knickey donated nearly $100,000 worth of underwear to shelters, women’s organizations, and communities in need. Learn more on page 25.
  • As mentioned earlier, Knickey’s FairTrade certification allows workers the right to unionize.

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Knickey avoids toxic chemicals in production of their materials. Learn more about what makes their cotton different here.
  • Knickey works to achieve a circular production process by exchanging new underwear for old pairs that are donated or recycled.
  • Knickey also ensures their packaging is made with recycled content and uses low impact inks.

Last Updated: 08/14/21

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