When entering into a contract with a supplier, we stipulate that the supplier signs a declaration stating that the supplier under no circumstances will manufacture garments that bear risk to consumers' safety. In specific, no products can contain any harmful substances. Furthermore, we require that no employees are exposed to substances bearing risk to the employees' health. We closely monitor the development of substances legal regulations, if new requirements occur, we immediately inform our suppliers. Just as well, as we expect our suppliers to constantly follow the legal situation in their countries.
It is important to act responsible when working with raw materials of animal origin. Animals should never be exposed of any harmful treatment and should always be treated with respect and care.
Modström has a long lasting work relation with a leather supplier who only work with gold rated LWG (Leather working group) tanneries. LWG is an organization who put focus on transparency and traceability in the leather industry.
Modström does not tolerate nor use down and feather plucked from live animals. Furthermore, all down used in Modström collections has been certified by the Responsible Down Standard ensuring basic animal welfare and contributing with education amongst suppliers in the industry.