Sustainability Report 2020
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 trade unions to lobby European governments and other organisations to increase wages and improve working conditions. FWF representatives carry out audits in all our partner factories eve- ry three years and put in place Corrective Action WE ARE A MEMBER OF FAIR WEAR FOUNDATION WE ALWAYS ADVANCE WITH OUR WORKERS’ LIVELIHOODS IN MIND
Plans (CAPs), as necessary. They also regularly or- ganise Workplace Education Programs (WEPs) in partnership with brands, including Stanley/Stella, to help factories reduce and eliminate workplace violence and harassment. FWF also runs an inde- pendent helpline number which ensures complaints are heard and taken care of, should the factory’s internal grievance-handling mechanism fail. Stanley/Stella has been a member of FWF since 2012 and publishes a report every year, detailing the work done on social and environmental issues and the out- comes of monitoring and remediation measures in each of our partner factories.
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