We adhere to a strict fair trading policy and expect all of our suppliers to support and uphold these beliefs. CottonBag has a strong ethical production process, and recognises its responsibilities to workers for the conditions under which its products or services are made and that these responsibilities extend to all workers producing products for us.
Take a closer look at the bags that you’re currently using. Whether you’re handing them out at tills, or using them to promote your organisation, consider your choice carefully.
CottonBag requires its contractors, sub-contractors, principal suppliers and licensees to provide these conditions and observe these standards when producing or distributing products or components of products for us:
Employment must be freely chosen
Respect for the right to freedom and free collective bargaining
Child labour must not be used
Working conditions must be safe, decent and hygienic
Statutory living wages must be paid
Working hours are not excessive
No discrimination must be practised
Sedex audited factories
Fairtrade certified factories and printers