Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility in Manufacturing

FTA (Free Trade Association) with over 2000 members, is Europe’s premier association for trade policy and global supply chain. Through its initiatives BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative) and BEPI (Business Environment Performance Initiative), the association supports its members to improve social compliance and environmental production conditions.

We are participants in the BSCI - Business Social Compliance Initiative -

The BSCI is a system to work towards and monitor compliance with the BSCI code of conduct. The BSCI code of conduct contains principles in the following areas:

No discrimination


Fair remuneration


Decent working hours

Occupational health and safety


No child labour


Special protection for young workers

No precarious employment

No bonded labour


The rights of freedom of association and collective bargaining

Protection of the environment

Ethical business behaviour