Overall Rating: Certified

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“Ethical jewelry made from recycled metals”

Founded in 2012, SOKO is a women-led, people-first, jewelry brand built to connect Kenyan artisans with the global market. They’ve created a platform for marginalized Kenyan women to create and sell high quality women's jewelry. Known for their gold plated collection, SOKO offers a variety of jewelry such as necklaces, rings, and earrings, made to elevate a wardrobe.

Overall Rating: Certified

ShopWomens

Home Country: USA

“Ethical jewelry made from recycled metals”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Founded in 2012, SOKO is a women-led, people-first, jewelry brand built to connect Kenyan artisans with the global market. They’ve created a platform for marginalized Kenyan women to create and sell high quality women’s jewelry. Known for their gold plated collection, SOKO offers a variety of jewelry such as necklaces, rings, and earrings, made to elevate a wardrobe.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • SOKO provides clear details on their Supply Chain and strives for continuous innovation by discovering new fashion and innovating style within their supply chain.
  • Check out SOKO’s video on their products and the facilities in which they are made.
  • SOKO uses virtual factory technology, which connects the artisan network to their global customers at an affordable cost and ease. 
  • SOKO provides exceptional transparency by disclosing their impact report.
  • SOKO can improve on transparency by providing a code of conduct which provides specific details on how they run their company.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • SOKO Artisans earn nearly “5x more annually” than an average artisan worker within the industry.
  • SOKO partnered with the United Nations Trust Fund and created a jewerly collection that would raise money in hopes to end violence against women.
  • SOKO seeks long-term sustainable sovereignty with their artisans and provides them with space to work on other projects within their community.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • The majority of SOKO’s materials are completely recycled and are created with raw sustainable materials in mind.
  • SOKO’s silver jewelry is produced by using 100% recycled water.
  • SOKO can improve Sustainably Made by providing more sustainable shipping practices alongside their recyclable jewelry handbags.

Last Updated: 08/14/21.

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