We have a moral obligation to the people who make our garments, ensuring a high standard of ethical practice is upheld. We will not knowingly work with a company that does not comply with the following principles:

  • Employment is freely chosen
  • Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are respected
  • Working conditions are safe and hygienic
  • Child labour shall not be used
  • Living wages are paid
  • Working hours are not excessive
  • No discrimination is practised
  • No bribery or corruption
  • Regular employment is provided
  • No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed

Offshore suppliers undergo social compliance checks conducted by independent auditors, or are required to supply audit reports from independent auditors to ensure that they meet the above standards.