Overall Rating: Certified

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Home Country: UK

“Eyewear supporting vision projects across Africa”

Pala Eyewear offers an ethical and sustainable option for your eyewear. Pala Eyewear makes sure to source its labor from workers/factories they know, and uses recycled materials to put together their glasses and cases. In addition to utilizing recycled materials, Pala Eyewear offsets its carbon emissions by purchasing Wonderbox cookstoves for families in Uganda and Rwanda.

Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: UK

“Eyewear supporting vision projects across Africa”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Pala Eyewear offers an ethical and sustainable option for your eyewear. Pala Eyewear makes sure to source its labor from workers/factories they know, and uses recycled materials to put together their glasses and cases. In addition to utilizing recycled materials, Pala Eyewear offsets its carbon emissions by purchasing Wonderbox cookstoves for families in Uganda and Rwanda.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Pala Eyewear includes a list of their suppliers on their website.
  • Pala Eyewear shares where each component of the glasses are made, not just the finished product.
  • To improve their score, Pala Eyewear needs to include information about audit findings completed within their company.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Pala Eyewear states on their website that they pay their workers twice the minimum wage.
  • Pala Eyewear invests in their community by providing work for African craft weavers to make cases for the glasses they sell.
  • To improve their score in Fair Labor, Pala Eyewear needs to provide their Supplier Code of Conduct on their website.

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Pala Eyewear works to offset their carbon emissions by purchasing 115 Wonderbox cookstoves for families in Uganda and Rwanda.
  • Pala Eyewear’s cases are made of recycled plastics.
  • Pala Eyewear also uses eco-friendly, recyclable packaging for their products.

Last Updated: 11/16/21.

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