Ethical Trading Initiative

The ETI Base Code is an internationally recognised set of labour standards based on ILO conventions (International Labour Organisation). It is used by ETI members and others to drive improvements in the working conditions around the world.  The key aspects of the ETI Code for employees to be aware of is as follows:-

  1. Employment is freely chosen
  2. Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining are respected
  3. Working conditions are safe and hygienic
  4. Child labour shall not be used
  5. Living wages are paid
  6. Working hours are not excessive
  7. No discrimination is practised
  8. Regular employment is provided
  9. No harsh or inhumane treatment is allowed

Clipper is committed to the enforcement of the ETI code in all of its Sites. Further information on the Code can be found on or by contacting your local HR team.