1. Minimum labour standards
Working hours: 8 hours per day. From 8am to 11am then 1pm to 6pm.
Wage: In comparison to the average standard wages in the province according to Chinese government's figures, the wages paid at the mill are between 52% & 104% higher.
No use of child labour or forced labour.
No discrimination or harassment.
We have assurances according to the Chinese labour law.
And the mill also organises sporting activities for the workers.
2. Adding value, fair trade and sustainable livelihoods
The mill emphasis is on the environmental protection and energy saving for hemp production; also looking for new methods to save time and lessen the waste.
The mill is the pioneer in this industry, both a leader of hemp fabrics in China & the world as well.
3. Environmental standards
The mill we work with is the leader in the hemp field, they also work as a research institute for hemp, and they follow the environment protection law of China for production. Almost every fabric we sell from the Chinese mills isGOTS & OEKO-TEX Standard 100 approved.