Khaki Chinos Kotn

Rating: Certified

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Home Country: Canada

LDI Score: 1/8


Three Leaves Earned
  • Kotn demonstrates a commitment to safe working conditions by rigorously questioning and regularly auditing their partners to ensure the best factory environments.
  • Kotn has worked to ensure collaborative communities meant to sustain generations, not fiscal quarters.
  • Kotn traces their supply chain.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
  • Kotn ensures their partners pay a fair and equal wage.
  • Kotn participates in direct trade with cotton suppliers, eliminating the need and cost of a middleman which guarantees fair prices before the work is done.
  • Kotn invest back in their communities by working with a local NGO to provide every child in their farming communities with safe, convenient, and quality education.

Room for Improvement:

  • Kotn could improve Fair Labor by guaranteeing a living wage across their supply chain.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
  • More than half of Kotn’s collection is made from sustainable fabrics.
  • Kotn sources Egyptian Giza organic cotton from farms because it is stronger than any other cotton; it creates fine yarn that requires a high thread count, making their products stronger and long-lasting.
  • Kotn demonstrates a strong commitment to environmental sustainability by helping small, family-run farms become organic certified.

Room for Improvement:

  • Kotn could improve their sustainability by investing in circularity.

Overall Score: 66

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Last Updated: 3/28/21

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