Factorie's Code of Conduct is expressed in the following rules.
1. NO CHILD LABOUR
The supplier and their subcontractor shall not employ a worker under the age stipulated by the local/regional legal limit requirement for work.
2. NO FORCED LABOUR
The supplier, manufacturer and subcontrator supplying goods to factorie shall not allow any form of forced, involuntary or prison labour.
3. NO DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT
There shall be no discrimination in the hiring of workers. No harassment or abuse; physical, sexual or verbal, will be permitted in the workplace.
4. WORKING CONDITIONS ARE SAFE AND HYGIENIC
Suppliers and subcontractors shall provide a safe and healthy workplace environment as per minimum requirements of the local and regional laws.
All facilities must be structurally sound, hold a building safety certificate and meet factorie's compliance standards.
5. MINIMUM WAGES PAID
All suppliers and subcontractors shall ensure that wages paid for a working week must be at least the minimum national industry benchmark standards or collective bargaining agreement, should the latter be higher.
6. FAIR WORKER HOURS
Working hours for all workers must comply with national/local laws and industry benchmark standards.
7. REGULAR EMPLOYMENT IS PROVIDED
Suppliers and subcontractors must ensure that, to every extent possible, work performed must be on the basis of recognised employment relationships established through national laws and practices.
8. RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT
Suppliers and subcontractors shall be committed at all times to respect the environment and shall comply, at least, with the standards and requirements of the applicable local and international laws and regulations.
9. NO BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION
Under no circumstances will factorie tolerate the practice of bribery and corruption in any shape or form in dealings with a vendor or subcontractor or any of their employees, or associated parties.
10. TRANSPARENCY IN & FROM ALL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS
Suppliers must disclose all subcontractors used for factorie production, and both suppliers and subcontractors must not refuse inspection from any factorie or third party auditor.
11. A VALID BUSINESS LICENSE MUST BE HELD
A permit to manufacture must be held by any factorie producing factory.
12. NO USE OF BANNED RAW MATERIALS OR BANNED PRACTICE
The use of banned raw materials or processes such as, but not limited to: sandblasting, Uzbekistan cotton, Angora fur and Azo dyes in the manufacturing of factorie product.
13. RULES TO TRADE
All suppliers and subcontractors agree to implement and integrate, all "Rules to Trade" and applicable laws into its business.
14. RESPECT FOR FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATIONS AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
All suppliers shall have the right of association, union membership, collective bargaining as well adequate workers representation.
Where the rights to either are restricted under law, the appropriate channels to ensure a reasonable and independent exercise of such rights must be designed.