At Scotch & Soda, we design our garments with great care and an eye for detail. That same love and attention can also be found in the way we produce our garments. Creating responsible fashion starts with the materials and the people and producers who create the finished garment. It’s a complex process in which expertise and craftmanship come together through a series of steps, known as the supply chain. We are precise in selecting who we work with, and so we only operate with factories and manufacturers where stringent environmental policies and good working conditions are ensured. Scotch & Soda takes pride in these long-term relationships, some of which have existed for over 20 years. As trusted business partners, they are fundamental to the unique Scotch & Soda design and production process.
We aim to bring more unity in the world, to create a fair working environment for each and every individual. We strive to advocate inclusiveness both internally and externally.
In 2013, we became a member of the Amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (Amfori BSCI), the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. Amfori is a business-driven initiative for companies committed to improving working conditions in the global supply chain. Their code aligns with international frameworks concerning human rights and labour standards, including the Declaration of Human Rights, the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, UN guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and OECD guidelines, as well as the conventions and recommendations of the International Labour Organisations (ILO), which are relevant to improving working conditions in the supply chain.
Click here for our annual Modern Slavery Act statement, financial year ended May 2020.
At Scotch & Soda, we are committed to operating with respect for human rights across our entire supply chain. Numerous workers across the world are involved in our business activities, and we want to ensure that the rights, health and safety of these workers are respected and protected throughout the production process of our collections.
Our range of policies describes the ethics, behaviour and requirements expected from all our business partners as well as ourselves. To protect those who are most vulnerable from an unjust or unsafe work environment, we’ve extended our social policies with detailed principles to guide all of our business partners. You can read our updated documents below:
We produce in 14 countries, working with a number of factories in each area. Our main production countries are China, India and Turkey.
To demonstrate our supply chain transparency, we provide visibility of all available supplier and factory information. To do so, we have partnered with the Open Supply Hub to publish our supply chain data. The Open Supply Hub is an open data tool that gives all stakeholders access to our supply chain data.