We are delighted with this new eco-initiative. The quality of the uniform is excellent – you would never guess the material is made from recycled plastic and the added bonus is that it’s more hard wearing and colourfast than ordinary material.Headteacher, Falconers Hill Infant School
We recognise that the factories that produce goods for David Luke may have different legal and cultural environments in which they operate throughout the world. Therefore, our ethical policy below sets the basic requirements all factories must meet in order to do business with David Luke.
David Luke asks that all of our suppliers adhere to our Ethical Trading Initiative and that they should expect to be inspected regularly. The provisions of this code constitute minimum expectations and not maximum standards and therefore, companies are encourage to exceed these standards.
Our factories employ workers based on their ability to do the job, not on the basis of their personal characteristics or beliefs. Our factories:
Our factories set working hours, wage and overtime pay in compliance with all applicable laws.
Our factories do not use any prison, indentured or forced labour. Our factories:
Our factories must treat all workers with respect, dignity and provide a safe and healthy environment for them. They shall:
Our factories must comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. They must have:
David Luke is committed to applying the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity in its business activities in the UK and overseas. Every employee and individual acting on David Luke’s behalf is responsible for maintaining our reputation and for conducting company business honestly and professionally. No employee or associated person shall seek a financial or other advantage for the company through bribery. No employee or associated person shall offer, promise, give, request, agree to receive or accept a bribe for any purpose. We take a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and are committed to acting professionally, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships wherever we operate. Bribery and fraud by any David Luke employee or supplier will be treated as a serious disciplinary offence resulting in dismissal and/or legal action.
I think the idea that it is made from recycled polyester is good and the fact that we're putting recycling to another use is fantastic.Alice, High School Pupil