Ethical Trading Initiative
The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a UK-based membership organisation established in 1998 that aims to improve conditions for workers around the world.
Its members include companies, trade unions and non-governmental organisations, collaborating to improve working conditions in global supply chains.
Company members are mostly UK-based brands and retailers including:
Member companies commit to integrating the ETI Base Code, an internationally recognised set of labour standards, into their core procurement practices.
ETI runs a range of supply chain programmes that its members can join. Programmes include:
• Garments from Bangladesh
• The Leicester garment trade (UK)
• Sandstone from Rajasthan, India
• Thailand’s seafood industry
ETI gives companies a framework to guide their ethical trade work, offers technical and strategic advice and runs a range of training courses. Course titles include:
• Essentials of ethical trade
• Buying ethically
- "Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) - Detailed guidance - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
- "Modern Slavery Act 2015 — UK Parliament". services.parliament.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
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