“Only by being open about who we work with and where, can we have healthy working relationships and make a positive impact.”
WE WORK WITH THE BEST FACTORIES IN BANGLADESH
With around 15 million pieces bought every year from Bangladesh, Stanley/Stella is proud to have contributed to the country’s economic upgrade, and the social advancement of its workers. Since the beginning, we have worked closely with our partner factories to improve working conditions for the people who make our clothes and we know that we still have a lot of work to do.
All our factories offer childcare on site and most
offer scholarships to workers’ children.
WE ALWAYS ADVANCE WITH OUR
WORKERS’ LIVELIHOODS IN MIND
FairWear Foundation (FWF) is an independent organi
sation that works with apparel brands, garment
workers and textile industry influencers to improve labour conditions in garment factories. FWF are active in Bangladesh where they audit factories and support
Toward A living Wage
WE ARE WORKING ON CLOSING THE GAP
We choose to work with some of the most ethical and responsible factories in the country. Our partners not only guarantee the legal minimum wage and funda mental legal requirements such as in-house childcare facilities, maternity leave and medical cover, but also offer additional benefits to their workers
Good Working Condition
WE ARE DEDICATED TO MOVING FORWARDS
To ensure the safety of all our workers, wework closely with the FairWear Foundation (FWF).We also support our partners with their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach, and have put a number of mechanisms
in place to ensure decent working conditions, such as CSR monthly reports, an internal Code of Conduct (CoC), and support of anti-harassment committees.
WE ONLY WORK WITH PARTNERS
WHO SHARE OUR VISION
In order to put sustainability at the forefront of our operations, we are very careful when choosing who to work with. New partner factories are sourced, visited and validated by HQ staff as well as the Stanley/Stella Bangladesh Liaison Office (BLO) team. We use rigorous audits and assessment tools to select and monitor suppliers, paying particular attention to health & safety and environmental policies and practices, Code of Conduct compliance and openness to investing in long-term CSR.