American skateboarding brand



How sustainable is Stüssy?


Stüssy is a popular American streetwear, skate and surf brand. As is often the case in the streetwear scene, Stussy doesn’t seem to have any ambition to work towards transparency and sustainable practises in its production. There is no sustainability report and the company doesn’t provide any information about its carbon footprint, material origins or whether human rights and animal welfare are being respected in its supply chain. When a brand doesn’t offer any information, there are several risks you take as a consumer. For example, the climate impact of that particular brand or product can be much higher compared to its industry peers. The company might use certain harmful chemicals or there might be animals or humans harmed for the manufacturing of its products. For these reasons, we believe that you should be aware of how products are produced and how a company as a whole operates in regard to our pillars. When there’s no transparency, you are at risk of supporting some or more of the previously mentioned harmful conditions.

Publication date: July 14th 2020
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