Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: UK

“Eco-friendly sneakers”

Po-Zu offers ethically and sustainably made sneakers for men and women, with a variety of vegan friendly options. Their name stems from a Japanese word meaning to pause. It is their mission to provide your feet with respite from the frantic pace of busy lives, and to halt the damage that modern footwear manufacturing causes people and the planet. Po-Zu has minimalist designs as well as more colorful options such as their Star Wars collection.

Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: UK

“Eco-friendly sneakers”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Po-Zu offers ethically and sustainably made sneakers for men and women, with a variety of vegan friendly options. Their name stems from a Japanese word meaning to pause. It is their mission to provide your feet with respite from the frantic pace of busy lives, and to halt the damage that modern footwear manufacturing causes people and the planet. Po-Zu has minimalist designs as well as more colorful options such as their Star Wars collection.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Po-Zu discloses the origins of their raw materials here.
  • All the shoes are made in carefully sourced factories in Portugal and Sri Lanka.
  • Po-Zu is certified by the Ethical Company Organizations and has been ranked no. one shoe brand by the good shopping guide for 11 consecutive years.
  • Transparency can be improved by providing information of every step of the supply chain.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Po-Zu provide profiles of their master shoemakers on their website.
  • Their suppliers are required to follow the Environmental and Ethical Conduct Charter for Suppliers.
  • The Charter ensures makers throughout the supply chain are treated in a fair and ethical way.
  • Their strict Solvent Free policy protect makers from the hazardous and harmful solvent based substances and glues.
  • Fair Labor can be improved through a Fair Trade certification.

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Po-Zu is committed to using high quality, renewable, and low impact material wherever possible.
  • The shoes are made from natural and sustainable materials such as linen, organic cotton, Piñatex®, Frumat apple skin, Eco Microfibre, Cork, Coir, and natural rubber.
  • All materials are responsibly harvested and are naturally renewable sources.
  • Po-Zu recycles nearly all of their waste products and has a strict non toxic policy.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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