Appledore Flat Weave Jute Rug
Who made this?
This company supplies fair wages whilst supporting traditional or old-age skills. They employ 150 people of which 55 identify as women. The craftspeople working for them are provided with pension contributions, medical advance salaries and bonuses. As a company they focus on developing products which are sustainable, recyclable, environmental friendly and prioritize conserving an ecological balance. Always on the look out to improve their workplace towards their employees and environment, currently they harvest their rainwater and plant trees and are in the process of setting up a solar plant and pride themselves on being an environmentally conscious company. They are members of Goodweave, have ISO 9001 certification and have recently passed SMETA auditing which means:
✓ The rights of freedom of association and collective bargaining
✓ Fair pay
✓ Ensures a healthy and safe working environment, assessing risk and taking all necessary measures to eliminate or reduce it.
✓ Does not engage in any form of force servitude, trafficked or non-voluntary labour.
✓ Does not tolerate any acts of corruption, extortion, embezzlement or bribery.
✓ Provides equal opportunities and does not discriminate against workers.
✓ Observes the law regarding hours of work.
✓ Does not hire any worker below the minimum legal age.
✓ Take necessary measures to avoid environmental degradation
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