Ethical trade is about having confidence that the products and services we buy have not been made at the expense of workers in global supply chains
Frequently asked questions
Ethical trade and fairtrade have distinct origins, but their approaches are complementary: both focus on helping make international trade work bett
Ethical trade tends to be associated with activities undertaken by large companies to address and improve working conditions in what are often vast
Promoting environmental sustainability and protecting animal rights may be part of some companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) agenda and
ETI is an alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers’ rights around the globe.
We encourage all our member companies to communicate about their ETI membership and what they are doing to improve the lives of workers in their su
Yes – we believe it is the role of governments to make and enforce laws that protect the rights of workers.
The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights is a globally-recognised framework which outlines the roles of states and businesses in prot
We are not a certification scheme and make this quite clear to potential members.