SUSTAINABILITY

amfori BSCI certified

(business social compliance initiative)

In a global marketplace, supply chains are becoming increasingly complex. It’s now more necessary than ever for companies to improve visibility over their production – and to drive improvements across their supply chains wherever possible. Since 2003, amfori BSCI has enabled companies to trade with purpose by improving social performance in their supply chain. 

Our strong code of conduct has 11 principles that support our members. These range from fair remuneration to no child labour, along with a step-by-step approach that enables companies to monitor, engage, get empowered and receive support to put sustainable trade at the heart of their business. 

By taking part in amfori BSCI members can:

  • Improve the social performance of their supply chain

  • Reduce cost and increase efficiency

  • Have a clear and consistent approach that highlights best practices

  • Improve the resilience of their business to industry and market changes

  • Improve their businesses' reputation by meeting the expectations of your customers and stakeholders

The 11 principles of the Code of Conduct that BSCI participants commit to implement in their supply chains are:

  • The rights to Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

  • No Discrimination

  • Fair Remuneration

  • Decent Working Hours

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • No Child Labour

  • Protection of Young Workers

  • No Precarious Employment

  • No Bonded Labour

  • Protection of the Environment

  • Ethical Business Behaviour