“We are convinced joining the advanced Better Work program is an important step because it will provide the best support available to assure that factory workers producing Esprit goods are treated fairly”, comments Charles Dickinson, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Quality Management & Sustainability, Esprit.
Better Work Buyer Partners engage strategically with both the Better Work program and with national stakeholders to drive change within the industry. Buyer Partners commit to the principles of Better Work, including promoting the implementation of Decent Work, transparency, collaboration and accountability.
Buyer Partners also actively work to engage their supply chains in participating countries, where Better Work provides assessment, advisory and training services to registered suppliers to improve workplace conditions.
Better Work offers suppliers a transparent and credible way to provide buyers with information about compliance and improvements. Through the Better Work Buyers' Forums, at the national and international levels, Buyer Partners can come together to discuss challenges to compliance with labour standards and help identify innovative solutions.
About Better Work
Better Work is an innovative partnership programme between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Operational since 2009, the programme aims to improve both compliance with labour standards and competitiveness in global supply chains. Better Work aims to have a significant and direct impact through its own country-based programmes in the garment sector, as well as indirect impact through its influence, knowledge sharing and partnerships.
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