Prominent Brands: Nudie Jeans
The naked truth about denim.
This Swedish, organic denim brand is at the forefront of transparency and maintaining labor standards through audit teams, assessments, and more.
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Nudie Jeans exceeds standards as set by the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), a non-profit that works to improve conditions for workers in garment factories. They conduct social audits for their manufacturing suppliers to always ensure alignment with labor standards. No action goes unseen, Nudie Jeans assess every step of the garment production process from sourcing and color dyeing, to stitching and packing.
Sustainability is Nudie Jeans' strong suit, they have even won the Sustainable Style Award. Only organic materials are used and they even implement initiatives to keep products out of landfills by upcycling imperfect jeans and selling them for denim shorts.
They do not hesitate to share their entire supply chain network. On their website, you can find a production guide for each product by disclosing exactly who their suppliers are, where their products are made, how they are made, and with what material. On an ongoing basis, they audit their suppliers and make suggestions for them to improve on within three to six months.