UK MODERN SLAVERY ACT & CODE OF CONDUCT?
The Modern Slavery Act is a law that passed in the UK in 2015 to address cases of modern slavery. Whilst we are not required to report in?accordance?with the Modern slavery Act at this time, our internal supply chain management strategy requires that we conduct regular reviews of our supply-chain operations?to help identify, prevent and mitigate any risks of modern slavery.?Our supply chain code of conduct forms the basis of our?minimum expectations. For more information on the Modern Slavery Act please click here?
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT
Needle & Thread are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. ?All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote and rates of pay will be based on merit, competence, business need and performance. ?We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. ?We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.
Where are your clothes manufactured?
We manufacture our products in the suburbs of Delhi, India. We employ a permanent team based in the region to oversee and manage the production.? Regular presence in our small network of factories allows us to closely monitor the collection and the way in which it is produced.
For our supply-chain code of conduct please?click here??
Do you audit your factories?
Yes, although we have a two-pronged approach; first and foremost, we manage our factories directly and very closely.??We believe that having a regular presence and a strong working relationship with our suppliers is key to setting & regulate the working standards within our supply chain. Our on-site team outline and manage our brand expectations and help to support the factories in accordance with our Code of Conduct.? In addition, we require our factories to undergo an independent audit every two years in order to ensure that we are keeping up to date with current best practice.?