Our Program

What we do

Our program focuses on social sustainability issues which impact well-being of workers involved in goods & products manufactured globally. Our requirements incorporate best practice and are reviewed on an ongoing basis to reflect the needs of all stakeholders in the supply chain. We are a member of the United Nations Global Compact, see here how our program promotes the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Set the standard for ethical manufacture

Collaborate to reduce duplication and tackle key challenges

Targeted, scalable and impactful Supplier Capability Building

Industry-leading Social Audits & Supplier Certification

Leverage Worker Engagement

Drive performance through data, analytics and insights

Our Services:

Buyer Membership

Enhanced access to membership features including our Connect Platform, providing transparency of your suppliers performance, help finding new ethical suppliers, and dedicated support from our on-the-ground teams.

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Supplier Certification

Our ethical certification program meets the social compliance needs of your customers and is accepted or requested by 98% of brands and retailers. We conduct factory social audits and take an extra step to certify those who meet our industry-leading ethical manufacturing standard. To ensure you are empowered to identify and remediate compliance challenges to meet our standard, we provide training, visits, and best practice examples to ease your journey to certification.

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Social Impact Assessments

This remote non-category specific self-assessment tool is designed to assess the effectiveness of the management systems in place to effectively manage labor, environmental, and health & safety compliance in your facility. The program provides expert advice and tailored improvement plans based on the findings, it can also be used as a stepping stone towards full ESCP Certification.

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Environmental Assessment

Broad range of environmental areas covered, low-cost & efficient Assessment providing companies oversight into the environmental impact of their value chain.

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Worker Well-Being Initiatives

We offer certified suppliers the opportunity to run Worker Well-Being initiatives in their facility. Our programs: Family-Friendly Spaces, After-School Centers, Gender Equality, Migrant-Parent Training and our Worker Helpline, are multi beneficial intiatives designed to improve the lives of workers while producing measurable business benefits for you and your customers.

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