Naadam Ethical Cashmere Sweaters

Rating: Certified

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Home Country: USA

LDI Score: 1/8


Two Leaves Earned

Room for Improvement: 

  • NAADAM can improve their transparency by including a factory list revealing the locations and the amount of factories in its operation.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
  • NAADAM ensures living wages across their supply chain by closely working with their partners to alight with living wage metrics for each location they operate in.
  • NAADAM invests in the Mongolian herder communities by investing in veterinary care for their animals, for example.  Another example is NAADAM funded livestock insurance for a dozen families which protects herders against losses related to mortality, disease, and drought.

Room for Improvement:

  • NAADAM can improve upon their fair labor values by providing a Code of Conduct to their customers.

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
  • NAADAM became a carbon-free freight shipper by calculating the footprint of their shipping emissions and offsetting those emissions via the Carbon Fund.
  • Their clothes are dyed in facilities that use a closed-loop water filtration system. This means that the wastewater that is used in their production process is cleaned and treated on-site so that it can be reused.
  • NAADAM has a concentrated supply within a tight radius, which helps to minimize the emissions used in transportation.

Room for Improvement:

  • NAADAM can further discuss their environmental impact by including information about their water footprint.

Overall Score: 66

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Last Updated: 3/28/21

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