Fair Wear Foundation Management system requirements

The management system requirements that shall be met are:

    1. Sourcing policy

  • Sourcing policy supports effective implementation of the Code of Labour Practices
  • Working conditions and the willingness of suppliers to cooperate on improvements are important criteria in the selection of new suppliers and the continuation of business relationships
  • Delivery times and the pricing policy do not lead to excessive overtime and contribute to a systematic approach towards a living wage for workers
  • 2. Coherent system for monitoring and remediation

  • The percentage of the affiliate’s turnover that has been audited corresponds to the required percentage based on the duration of FWF affiliation
  • The corrective action plans resulting from conducted audits are systematically agreed upon, followed up and reported on
  • The affiliate cooperates with other customers of manufacturers regarding monitoring and the execution of Corrective Action Plans
  • 3. Complaints procedure

  • The affiliate has a designated person to handle complaints of workers
  • The affiliate responds adequately to complaints submitted by workers
  • 4. Improvement of labour conditions

  • Corrective Action Plans are executed and have lead to verifiable improvements
  • 5. Training and capacity building

  • Staff of the affiliate is sufficiently informed about FWF affiliation and the implementation of the Code of Labour Practices
  • Agents are systematically informed about FWF affiliation and the implementation of the Code of Labour Practices
  • Manufacturers and their workers are systematically informed about FWF affiliation and the implementation of the Code of Labour Practices
  • 6. Information management

  • There is a clear procedure to keep the supplier register updated
  • There is a system in place to effectively integrate information regarding sourcing and the implementation of the Code of Labour practices
  • 7. Transparency

  • The affiliate informs the public about its FWF affiliation
  • The social report of the previous year has been received in time, approved by FWF and placed on the website of the affiliate
    Information about FWF affiliation is posted the website of the affiliate in correct wording
  • 8. Management system evaluation and improvement

  • The affiliate annually evaluates in a systematic manner to what extent goals related to its FWF affiliation are achieved