Humane Treatment

Protecting the Welfare of Animals

Many companies and consumers are seeking a better understanding of the treatment of animals in the supply chain. As there is more transparency in the handling of animals used for raw material sourcing,  there is a greater need for standards and programs that ensure humane treatment. Industries in the spotlight lately include wool and down. Many companies and organizations are coming together to build better raw material supply chains that take into account the welfare of animals they need for the products they manufacture.

Animal Welfare Supply Chain Resources

Wool and down industries are tackling issues related to the humane treatment of animals. Here you can find more information about these initiatives, standards and certifications.

animal welfare supply chain resources




  • Bourgeois-Boheme spotlightBourgeois Boheme is a London-based footwear brand for men and women. BB represents classic and sustainable style with a contemporary edge. We make beautiful footwear for the creative, the fun, and the conscious. Our shoes are exclusively vegan and ethically produced. Learn more…
  • Gunas-USA spotlightAn intensive yearlong research for the right fabrics, best leather alternatives, ethical manufacturing Sugandh started production of her first samples right in the heart of Manhattan’s Fashion District. With a modest collection of 8 STYLES, the label launched in the winter of 2009 at Nolcha. Learn more…


no animals harmed in the making of products
purchasing cruelty-free products
vegan materials are more affordable

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