Ethical & Social Responsibility
Seafolly is proud to be a member of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers’ rights around the globe.
Seafolly is aligned to the ETI vision which aspires to create “a world where all workers are free from exploitation and discrimination, and enjoy conditions of freedom, security and equity." Since becoming a Foundation Stage Member in 2015, Seafolly has adopted the ETI base code as an integral part of Seafolly’s supply chain operations and Code of Conduct. Seafolly extends this commitment to its suppliers and is committed to social and ethical sourcing initiatives founded on mutual respect and beneficial to the development of the communities and the people we work with. The ETI base code fundamentals are:
- Employment is freely chosen.
- Forced, bonded or involuntary labour is prohibited.
- Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are respected.
- Working conditions are safe and hygienic.
- Child labour must not be used.
- Living wages are paid.
- Working hours are not excessive.
- No discrimination is practiced.
- Regular employment is provided.
- No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed.
For more ETI information visit http://www.ethicaltrade.org/
Seafolly is a member of Sedex (www.sedexglobal.com). Sedex is home to one of the world’s largest collaborative platform for buyers, suppliers and auditors to store, share and report on information quickly and easily. The platform is used by more than 40,000 members in over 150 countries to manage performance around labour rights, health & safety, the environment and business ethics.
Sedex is not a standard setting body and doesn’t approve or certify our policies and standards. Instead, being a member of Sedex is a sign of Seafolly’s willingness to share information and to use this information to help manage and improve ethical standards within the supply chain.
For more information on Sedex visit http://www.sedexglobal.com