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In July 2021 Ethical Consumer viewed the Oxfam website and saw that it sold bodycare products, but not own-brand. It only appeared to sell three brands, and each were certified either by the Vegan Society (Lunette), PETA (We Love) or Leaping Bunny (Faith in Nature).
In August 2018 Ethical Consumer had received a questionnaire from Oxfam which stated "We do not retail own-brand cosmetics, toiletries or household cleaning products. All brands that we buy in must comply with our palm oil policy, as well as be cruelty free certified, with approximately 90% of our hair care, body wash and cleaning products being Vegan certified."
The current stock appeared to confirm this was still the case, although no publicly available policy was found. While Ethical Consumer deemed Oxfam to have a positive animal testing policy, it did not explicitly state this included a fixed cut off date for animal testing, cut off date for animal testing. Some cruelty-free certifications, for example PETA, likewise didn’t require a fixed cut-off date, and so it lost half a mark in this category and so it lost half a mark in this category.


Oxfam online shop (5 July 2021)

In August 2021, Ethical Consumer viewed Oxfam's Online Shop website and found that the company sold some leather items, however, it was not considered to form a substantial part of its business. No leather policy could be found. The company lost half a mark under Ethical Consumer’s Animal Rights category.


Oxfam Online Shop webpage (19 August 2021)