Policies, Memberships, & Certifications

Nerd Alert! Sometimes we have to take ourselves seriously and here's what that looks like. We're engaging industry standards and joining brand coalitions all over the world to learn fast, prove we're walking the walk, and preach our vision of what responsible supply chains look like.


  • Supplier Code of Conduct

    We hold ourselves to a high ethical standard as a benchmark for others to emulate. Thread seeks to work with supply chains and partners who meet or are willing to work towards these standards, and increase the positive impact of their business.

  • Child Labor Avoidance Policy

    Human rights of the workers represented in our supply chain are of utmost importance to our company, chief among those rights, avoiding child labor at every step of our supply chain.

  • Take Back Policy

    Thread is creating the most responsible fabric in the world. We are not creating this fabric to have it end up in a landfill. When you are finished with any good made with Thread material, send it back to us, so that we can ensure those raw materials remain useful.


  • Clinton Global Initiative

    Thread, as a part of the Clinton Global Initiative, commits to transforming waste in the poorest parts of the world and utilizing it as a resource to create useful products, commits to improving conditions in the Truitier landfill area in Haiti.

  • CE100

    As an Emerging Innovator of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's CE100, Thread is uniquely positioned to shape the discussion around the concept of a Circular Economy

  • Sustainable Apparel Coalition

    Thread is proud to be a contributing member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, which seeks to lead a shared vision of industry supply chain sustainability through the creation and use of the Higg Index.


  • Cradle to Cradle

    Thread's jersey knit fabric has completed the Material Health Safety Certification process through the Cradle to Cradle Institute.

  • B Corporation

    Thread has been a certified B Corp since 2013. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.