If you are a Buying Director, a Buyer – either senior or junior – or hold a position where purchasing or sourcing is one of your key responsibilities we want to hear you.
Women workers in highly feminised labour sectors are subject to specific workplace risks, discrimination and gender related abuse and violence. This, ETI member FLEX argues, presents challenges around reach, trust and detection.
ETI member Matrix APA (UK) Ltd. and its partner, Xiangshan Dasheng Knitting Co Ltd. in China explore Quality Management as part of an ethical approach to business and human rights.
We brought together 10 brands and the University of Manchester to analyse progress being made in ensuring greater gender equality in international supply chains.
Huasheng Garments factory managers were first introduced to SCORE Training when one of their buyers, British brand and ETI member White Stuff, offered to sponsor their participation in a jointly implemented ILO/ETI SCORE Training programme.
The Leadership Series: Everything a business needs to know about social dialogue and sound industrial relations27 February 2018
In this second of our Leadership Series of monthly blogs that link business to human rights, we are told that partnerships are key to tackling challenges in the global labour market.
Sharing lessons from the ILO/DFID 'Work in Freedom' programme in South Asia's garment and footwear sector.
As part of two days of discussions, the OECD’s annual garment trade forum debated recent progress in the commercially sensitive area of purchasing practices.
It’s been one year since ETI joined forces with the ILO to deliver SCORE Training to 17 Chinese factories which supply products to eight ETI member brands.
In 2017, over 40% of workers were estimated to be in vulnerable forms of employment. The ILO predicts that this will increase, particularly in emerging economies.
Through our participation, we hope to promote some of the good practice of our members. But we will also highlight that much more still needs to be done to improve working conditions in global supply chains.
In this introduction to our 20th Anniversary series of opinion pieces, The Leadership Series, ETI's Chair Philip Chamberlain reflects on some of the business and human rights issues that will be a key part of the ethical trade agenda in 2018 and beyond.