Yuki Threads is a brand that is making positive strides towards sustainability in the fashion industry. In fact, our “Planet” rating of the brand is “Great,” meaning that it has implemented strong environmental policies throughout its supply chain. One of the reasons for this high rating is that Yuki Threads makes use of a high proportion of lower-impact materials, including recycled materials. By using these materials, the brand is able to limit the amount of chemicals, water, and wastewater in its supply chain.
In addition to using lower-impact materials, Yuki Threads also prioritizes the use of bluesign certified fabrics. This certification ensures that the fabrics used by the brand are produced in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. By incorporating these fabrics into their products, Yuki Threads is able to further reduce their environmental impact.
On the “People” rating scale, which evaluates a brand’s policies and practices regarding workers’ rights, Yuki Threads is off to a good start. The brand has several certifications, including bluesign, Business Social Compliance Initiative Code of Conduct (BSCI), Fairtrade International – Small Producers Organisations, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) for certified organic cotton, and Social Accountability International – SA8000. These certifications demonstrate that Yuki Threads is actively working towards ensuring fair and safe working conditions in its supply chain.
While Yuki Threads does not have a formal Code of Conduct, the brand does have a formal statement that covers workers’ rights. This is a positive step, as it shows a commitment to addressing labor issues. Additionally, Yuki Threads traces most of its supply chain, which allows for greater transparency and accountability in the production process.
However, there is still room for improvement when it comes to ensuring that workers in the supply chain are paid living wages. While it is not clear if Yuki Threads currently meets this requirement, it is an important aspect of workers’ rights that should be addressed in order to further improve the brand’s “People” rating.
In terms of animal welfare, Yuki Threads falls short with a rating of “Not Good Enough.” The brand does not have an animal welfare policy in place, and it appears that they use leather and wool in their products. However, it is worth noting that Yuki Threads does not use down, fur, angora, exotic animal skin, or exotic animal hair.
Overall, based on the information we have reviewed, Yuki Threads receives a rating of “Good” in terms of sustainability. The brand has made commendable progress in their commitment to using lower-impact materials and obtaining certifications that promote workers’ rights. However, there are areas that require further attention, such as ensuring living wages for workers and implementing an animal welfare policy. By continuing to prioritize sustainability, Yuki Threads can further position itself as a leader in the fashion industry.