All the brands below have communicated against mulesing, a cruel mutilation of merino lambs and show that the demand for non-mulesed wool is high and growing.
Some of these brands have gone a step further by setting a commitment to phase out mulesed wool and others are already moving away from it by fulfilling concrete steps.
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Status June 2020
Explanation of the two categories:
Position against mulesing: Brands who have a position against mulesing may have expressed that concern or desire to move away from mulesed wool on their website, within their animal welfare policy, and/or require mulesed-free wool as part of their contract with suppliers. This position must be published online and available to consumers. These brands have not yet published a timebound commitment to phase out mulesed wool.
Commitment to phase out mulesed wool: Brands who have published a timebound public commitment by setting a percentage goal to transition away from mulesed wool (on their website, within their animal welfare policy, and /or their buying guidelines). Ideally these brands have committed to achieve certified supply, using traceability and transparency systems comparable to the Responsible Wool Standard (e.g.: 100% RWS by 2022).
Do you know of a brand with a stance against mulesing that is not listed here, please contact us via Textiles@four-paws.org and we will add it to this list.
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