Dodo is an Italian luxury jewelry house that designs fine jewelry, rings, earrings, bracelets, charms, and necklaces.
The French fashion group Kering owns Dodo and several other global luxury brands, including Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Boucheron, Brioni, Pomellato, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, and Kering Eyewear.
Sustainability is part of the group's strategy as an ethical necessity and a driver of innovation.
Pomellato expanded its jewelry collection with Dodo in 1994, an idea born in Mauritius where the real Dodo once lived and a new jewelry concept dedicated to the young generations and their craving for trendy, easy-to-wear pieces.
Dodo monitors and evaluates its environmental impact and has reached its aim of 100% responsible gold sourcing. It also aims to source sustainable silver, diamonds, and colored stones.
Dodo bases its credibility and reputation on sustainability. The brand plans several operational improvements and assembles a united, environmentally friendly community.
Sustainability Rating: 6/10
Category: Jewelry, accessories
For: Women, men
Type: Rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets
Fabrics: Gold, silver, diamonds, colored gemstones
100% Organic: No
100% Vegan: No
Ethical & Fair: Yes
Producing country: Italy
Certifications: RJC, GIA, SA8000, SMETA
Dodo believes that luxury can have a significant contribution to creating a more sustainable world. It continues to lead through responsibility, accountability, and transparency to catalyze transformational change.
Dodo uses a small proportion of sustainable materials such as responsible gold. It currently invests in the traceability of its gemstones and diamonds and recycling solutions.
Dodo manufactures all of its products in Italy, in its Milan atelier, where over 100 artisans craft one-of-a-kind-jewels every day.
As part of the Kering Group, Dodo has taken steps to evaluate forced labor risks in its supply chain. The group has certified its supply chain under Social Accountability International's (SAI) SA8000 standard.
SA8000 includes an endorsement by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Kering continues its commitment to bring all of its businesses into compliance with SA8000 and obtain certification. It regularly audits its supply chain to ensure compliance with high social and environmental standards.
Dodo doesn't use any exotic animal skin, or hair, fur, angora. But it uses leather to manufacture many of its products.
Leather is cruel and unethical and harms the environment by producing greenhouse gases and wastes. More sustainable alternatives exist.
As part of the Kering Group, Dodo reduces its environmental impacts and advocates for social welfare through unprecedented innovation and industry collaboration.
The group aims to reach a 40% reduction target of its overall environmental impacts by 2025.
Dodo is carbon neutral by using greenhouse gas emission offsets that finance verified Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in developing countries (REDD+) projects that conserve critical forests, biodiversity and support the livelihoods of local communities.
Dodo plans to reach 100% sustainable sourcing and 100% traceability for key raw materials by 2025.
Dodo understands that significant work remains to be done. It wants to demonstrate the transformative power of business for change, making sustainability fashionable for the future.
Discover Dodo's sustainable collections at Dodo.it.
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