Managing labour standards and human rights in the supply chain.
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Ted Baker has an overarching human rights and labour standard strategy, with clear internal responsibilities for execution. The strategy is underpinned by Ted Baker’s Code of Conduct which upholds the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions and the UN Declaration on Human Rights. Ted Baker performs and documents a risk assessment process for its suppliers and requires all suppliers (CMT, sub suppliers and mills) to sign its Code of Conduct, these foundational activities have resulted in a level 1 score of 84%.
Ted Baker has a system to monitor compliance against its Code of Conduct through third party audits. Internally, Ted Baker has invested in training commercial teams on labour standards and has formally assigned accountability to senior management. There remains room to increase the detail of its compliance monitoring and progress measurement against targets, resulting in a score of 48% for level 2.
This year Ted Baker has chosen to assess itself against levels 1 and 2 only and did not submit evidence for level 3, which evaluates best practice.