Human Trafficking And Modern Slavery Disclosure Statement
In compliance with the regulations of the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB 657) (“CTSCA”) and the UK Modern Slavery Act of 2015 (“MSA”), the following “Statement” discloses and updates the policies and actions of Fruit of the Loom and affiliated companies, including Fruit of the Loom, Inc.; Union Underwear Company, Inc. d/b/a Fruit of the Loom; Fruit of the Loom, Ltd.; Russell Corporation Australia Pty. Ltd.; Vanity Fair Brands, LP; and Russell Brands, LLC (collectively, “Fruit of the Loom” or “Company”) relating to human trafficking and modern slavery in our global supply chain during 2019.
Fruit of the Loom defines human trafficking as an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring, or receiving a person through the use of force, coercion, or other means, for the purpose of exploitation. Fruit of the Loom defines modern slavery broadly to include any form of servitude, forced or compulsory labor and human trafficking.
We are committed to continuously monitor and improve the effectiveness of our prevention efforts, and will incorporate key learnings into the enhancement of our policies and practices to eliminate any form of human trafficking or modern slavery in the factories producing our family of brands.
We are taking responsibility.
That’s why we only work with suppliers that strive to protect the environment and its natural resources. As a team, we want to minimise our ecological footprint, which is why we use responsibly manufactured products, day in, day out – for a better world.
Fairness, loyalty and appreciation are our utmost priority.
Our entire Russell collection complies Oeko-Tex® Standard 100, that verify that no illegal or harmful substances are used in the production of any of our garments.
Most of our production facilities are independently certified by WRAP, the world’s responsible production accreditors, for adherence to international ethical standards.
Member of amfori, the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. We participate in amfori BSCI. All of our production facilities are independently certified to the amfori BSCI standard to ensure they meet our compliance standards.
For more information visit www.amfori.org
GOTS – GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well. The Russell brand is GOTS certified and fulfils all legal obligations of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). The certification only applies to products which are labelled and/or marked with the GOTS logo. If a certified product is not treated or decorated in compliance with GOTS guidelines, the logo and all reference to GOTS must be removed.