Mountain Force, a Switzerland-based specialist in high-performance skiwear, joined FWF on 15 August 2011.
Brand Performance Check 2015
Mountain Force meets most of FWF's management sytem requirements. With a monitoring percentage of 99%, it also meets the required monitoring threshold for members who are members of FWF for more than three years. Mountain Force currently makes use of FWF on-garment communication, and has 2015 to get back into the 'Leader' position to ensure continued on-garment communication.
In 2014, Mountain Force continued its partnership with its main supplier in China and worked on establishing a new production location within Europe. In the end, this partnership did not go through, but during the process it took extensive measures to ensure social compliance requirements were met.
Mountain Force did not engage in significant audit follow-up at its main facility, even though a thorough audit did take place in 2014. It did, however, focus on streamlining its order-placement and production processes.
FWF encourages Mountain Force to actively follow up on the most recent audit at its main supplier in China along with the other FWF affiliates that source there. It also encourages Mountain Force to enroll its main supplier in the Workplace Education Program.
Score: 72 Percentage under monitoring: 99% Category: Good
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- Brand Performance Check 2015
- Brand Performance Check July 2014
- Brand Performance Check November 2013
- Social Report 2013
- Brand Performance Check Decemeber 2012
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"Quality, service and a distinct social responsibility within our company and also for all our partners are very important to Mountain Force! We have joined Fair Wear Foundation because it enables us to implement and improve our workplaces and to communicate what we stand for as a company." Roman Stepek, CEO