ISO 9001:2015 certificate
This certificate guarantees that all processes related to quality management comply with the ISO 9001 standard. The processes are embedded in a system of continuous improvement. The cycle of improvement benefits the quality of production, service and development as well as the well-being of our employees.
ISO 14001:2015 certificate
Our environmental management system meets the ISO 14001 standard. Environmental management comprises all processes that control the direct impact on the environment, set objectives and periodically evaluate their results. Just like quality management, it is embedded in a system of continuous improvement.
Ecovadis Gold Status
After an external evaluation of our sustainability policy, Ecovadis has awarded us the Gold Status. This means that we belong to the 5% best-performing companies in terms of corporate social responsibility.
Our production (including all transport) is CO2 neutral. We reduce our emissions through a 10-point program. Customers can compensate for emissions from raw materials.
ALSICO has a Fairtrade certificate from FLO-Cert (Fair Trade Labeling Organization), the certification organisation for all Fair Trade labels. It ensures that producers receive the income from their products in a correct manner and monitors the circumstances (environment, working conditions) throughout the entire production chain. Since both ALSICO and two of our production units have a Fairtrade certificate, we can produce and offer products with Fair Trade Cotton.
We are an active member of the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate social responsibility initiative. Our Communication on Progress can be consulted at www.unglobalcompact.org/what-is-gc/participants/124561#cop.
All of our products are made with Oekotex-certified fabrics. This means that, among other things, that the amount of harmful substances which are used in production, does noet exceed the maximum allowable level.
Label ILO (International Labour Organisation)
Our clothing is produced at Alsico-sites and its subsidiaries in working conditions that meet the standards of the eight fundamental ILO conventions.
Criteria we focus on:
- safe and healthy working conditions
- no child labor – protection of the youngest workers
- no forced nor bonded labor
- no social nor ethnic discrimination at work
- payment of a living wage and in accordance with national conditions
Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI)
Alsico is a member of the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) of Amfori.org, an NGO that oversees open and sustainable trade worldwide. By doing so, we indicate that we strictly comply with their code of conduct and therefore any form of child labor, forced, precarious or underpaid reject work, guarantee a safe and healthy workplace and minimize our impact on the environment.
Alsico is a Nomex® partner. Nomex® is a flame resistant fiber that is useful across a wide variety of industries — from firefighter turnout gear to transformer insulation.