Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: Denmark

“High quality basics + essentials”

 

Organic Basics’ name is very telling of the products they make – comfortable closet essentials from bras and socks to longsleeve shirts and beanies. Their closet basics come in solid shades and neutral colors. They believe the most important principle to follow when making clothes is to make them last.

Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: Denmark

“High quality basics + essentials”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Organic Basics’ name is very telling of the products they make – comfortable closet essentials from bras and socks to longsleeve shirts and beanies. Their closet basics come in solid shades and neutral colors. They believe the most important principle to follow when making clothes is to make them last.

Transparency

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Organic Basics shares extensive information about where its products are produced. Visit their factories in Portugal, Italy, Turkey, Austria, and Scotland.
  • Unlike most brands, Organic Basics knows 100% of their fabric and trim suppliers. 
  • Organic Basics discloses the certificates of each factory that work to promote human and labor rights.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Organic Basics say they work with certified factories that treat workers with respect.
  • Workers earn a living wage in at least 50% of the factories they’re in business with.
  • Some factories provide transportation to work, healthcare, and lunch.
  • Fair Labor can improve by adopting the Fair Labor Association’s Code of Conduct to apply to all suppliers to ensure their compliance with international labor standards.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • 80% of their factories run partially on renewable energy and 60% of their factories recycle all of their textile waste. 
  • Organic Basics partners with CHOOOSE to offset their carbon emissions and become carbon neutral. They’re also committed to having a carbon neutral supply chain by 2025.
  • They’ve also replaced their recyclable but not reusable mailers with reusable ones that are FSC certified.
  • Their Copenhagen workspace has been working on eliminating waste.
  • They can improve by disclosing and reducing their water consumption.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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