We are  actively engaged  in reducing the impact of garment manufacturing on people and the planet. Our commitment to the environment goes hand in hand with our vision for growth.

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    The value of caring across our organisation makes for a happy and productive workforce. We believe that humanity is the real legacy and achievement of any of our given lifetimes and embed this into all of our practices.

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    Respect and gratitude. The impact of climate change and use of finite resources affects all of us. We are proactive in our approach to the challenges of minimising the use of scarce resources and finding sustainable alternatives.

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    We are passionate about product. Our UK / Bangladesh connection is key to our ability to meet the needs of a global customer base and is underpinned by advanced production capabilities and an uncompromising focus on quality.

Social & security compliance

  • global security verification

    GSV integrates multiple global supply chain security initiatives, including C-TPAT, PIP and AEO. It’s mission is to partner with international suppliers and importers to drive the development of a global security verification process, resulting in increased safety assurance, risk control, efficiency and cost savings for all participants.

  • sedex

    Sedex is the name of the organization – SMETA is the name of an audit methodology. The Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) is a not-for-profit, membership organization that leads work with buyers and suppliers to deliver improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. Sedex was founded in 2001 by a group of UK retailers to drive convergence in social audit standards and monitoring practices.

  • wrap

    The WRAP is the worldwide accepted factory-based certification programme for manufacturers of clothing, footwear and other sewn products. The WRAP programme certifies facilities for compliance with the 12 WRAP Principles which assure safe, legal and ethical manufacturing processes.

  • ics

    Clauses of the ICS are based on the Human Rights Principles and on the main ILO conventions and recommendations. By signing this code, the supplier undertakes to conform to it and to obtain his own subcontractors and partners that they also act.

  • amfori

    BSCI is an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), the leading business association of European and international commerce that brings together over 1,500 retailers, importers, brands and national associations to improve the political and legal framework for trade in a sustainable way.

Environment compliance/initiatives

  • m and s

    M&S launched Plan A in January 2007 with the intention of working with their suppliers to combat climate change, reduce waste, use sustainable raw materials, trade ethically, and help customers lead healthier lifestyles.

  • zdhc

    Our Mission is to enable brands and retailers in the textile, apparel, and footwear industries to implement sustainable chemical management best practice across the value chain through collaborative engagement, standard setting, and implementation.

  • higg index

    The Higg FEM provides facilities a clear picture of their environmental impacts. It helps them identify and prioritize opportunities for performance improvements.

Technical compliance

  • organic

    The Organic Content Standard (OCS) applies to any non-food product containing 95-100 percent organic material. It verifies the presence and amount of organic material in a final product and tracks the flow of the raw material from its source to the final product.

  • global recycled standard

    The GRS is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.

  • recycled

    The RCS is used as a chain of custody standard to track recycled raw materials through the supply chain.

  • organic textile

    GOTS ensures the organic status of textiles from the harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing all the way to labelling, in order to provide credible assurances to the consumer.

  • bci

    BCI is a not-for-profit organization that exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future.

  • european flax

    The EUROPEAN FLAX® label certifies traceability at every step of processing – from flax seed right through to the finished duvet cover. Certified European Flax® fibre is produced exclusively in France, Belgium, or the Netherlands.

Building, electrical & fire safety

  • allance

    Alliance improve workers’ safety in the RMG industry by upgrading factories’ fire, electrical & building safety, educating workers and management, empowering workers that can enforce and maintain safe working conditions throughout Bangladesh

  • accord

    The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh helps ensure that no worker needs to fear fire, building collapses or other accidents by conducting fire, electrical and structural safety inspections, support and monitor remediation.

  • rsc

    The RSC will conduct fire, electrical, structural and boiler safety inspections, support and monitor remediation, conduct safety training and operate an independent safety & health complaints mechanism available to workers in RMG factories.