International Women's Day event
ETI is holding a major event for members to mark International Women's Day, on 9 March, in London. We'll be launching our Safe Spaces report, and supporting businesses to campaign for the ratification of ILO190 Convention on gender violence at work. REGISTER HERE
Modern Slavery Statement evaluation framework goes online
The online version of our Modern Slavery Statement Framework, the first clear quality standard for modern slavery statements, is now available online. Click here for a structured, step-by-step guide on how to write a robust statement and evaluate its strengths and weaknesses.
New member focus: Thought
"Slow fashion" house Thought has grown from 2 pop-up shops in Portobello Road and Camden Lock in 2002 to a global business whose collections are stocked by 1,250 shops around the world. Find out more
Joint letter to Thai government on fisheries reforms
ETI and a number of corporate members including Aldi South, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose, have joined German and US retailers in an open letter to the Royal Thai Government calling for the continuation of landmark labour reforms in Thailand, amidst fears that they may be rolled back. Find out more, and read the full letter.
Ethical Trade and Human Rights Forum
Catch ETI Executive Director Peter McAllister at Innovation Forum’s Ethical Trade and Human Rights Forum, 18-19 March, alongside speakers from Mondelēz, ABN AMRO, L’Oréal, AB InBe and more. ETI members get a 20% discount with code ETI20
ETI applauds to joint announcement on living wages by German retailers
Read ETI's response to the joint agreement by leading German retail companies to promote living wages and incomes in the agricultural supply chains of their own-brand products. Full response
Blog: the working poor
Beverley Hall responds to the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020 (WESO) report, which reported that half a billion people around the world cannot find enough decent paid work to make ends meet. Full blog post
2020 dates for training
- Essentials 1: Introduction to ethical trade, 5 May
- Essentials 2: Managing risk: audit and beyond, 21 May
- Essentials 3: New tools of ethical trade, 4 June
- Essentials 4: Working together, 30 June
- Human rights due diligence, 10-11 March
- Modern slavery, 11 March
- Gender and global supply chains, 24 March
All courses can be booked on the Training Page.