Schoeffel joins Fair Wear

During the ISPO yesterday, German outdoor company Schöffel signed the FWF Code of Labour Practices and joined Fair Wear Foundation. Download the Schöffel press release from their website.

As the sixth major outdoor company to join FWF, Schöffel joins Odlo (CH), Mammut (CH), Jack Wolfskin (DE), Transa (CH) and Vaude (DE) in the challenge to make the outdoor industry sustainable and fair.Before a company can join FWF, it has to complete a work plan in which it explains how it is going to work towards good working conditions in its supply chain. FWF requires a complete overview of all suppliers, including subcontractors and agents, and a coherent plan for monitoring and improving labour conditions. The company also has to explain how it will adapt its purchasing practices and internal business processes to facilitate the work with FWF.

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