Parker Clay Cord Tacos (3)

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Home Country: USA

LDI Score: 5/8


Two Leaves Earned
  • Parker Clay has one factory, located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

  • Parker Clay has more than 150 employees in their Ethiopian factory, 80% are women.

  • Hear from their community here.

  • Parker Clay developed a Center of Excellence to address challenges their employees face and provide personal and professional development.

Room for Improvement:

  • Parker Clay can  improve Transparency by providing a list of their suppliers. 

  • Parker Clay can also prompt the consumer to think about the maker by including the makers name on the tags.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
  • Parker Cay welcomes open discussions among makers through a monthly Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

  • Their Center of Excellence provide job and soft skill training.

  • Parker Clay provides their makers with self development workshops, classes, and team events.

  • The employee contracts are in line with the Ethiopian Labor Standards, while providing additional benefits.

  • The contracts are also based on USD to protect from currency fluctuations.

Sustainably Made

One Leaf Earned
  • Parker Clay products are handmade and sourced from tanneries that use by-product leather.

  • Their suppliers recycle 100% of their water.

  • Parker Clay offers free repairs and recyclable packaging.

Room for Improvement:

  • Parker Clay can improve Sustainability Made by creating a plan to reduce waste.

Overall Score: 53

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Last Updated: 3/28/21

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