Driving a positive impact for people and the environment is a central part of Active Brands’ mission, and one of our top five strategic priorities. We hold ourselves accountable for the environmental footprint we leave behind us and strive to improve the wellbeing of people whose lives we touch throughout our operations. We seek to ensure everyone has a voice and maintain a culture where environmental and social responsibility is also beneficial for our business, with policies that align with our values and direction.
Transparency and collaboration are key principles that guide us towards constant improvement and the achievement of our goals. We recognize the importance of open communication and working together with stakeholders to address challenges and implement solutions.
Environmental and social responsibility is ingrained in our daily work and operational processes. We have established steering documents and routines that are implemented not only among our own employees but also extended to our business partners and their associated suppliers. We base our efforts on identified risks and opportunities throughout our value chain where we monitor our focus areas and take proactive steps to continuously improve.
Our overarching policies for setting our standards towards business partners and uphold responsible practices includes:
SUPPLIER CODE OF CONDUCT sets out our expectations and requirements for our business partners including compliance with laws and regulations, labour standards, human rights, and environmental protection. All suppliers must sign and agree to our code of conduct before a business relationship is established and any orders are placed. (See links at the top of this article, left side)
RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS CONDUCT POLICY serves as a guiding principle for our operations, ensuring that we uphold the highest standards of integrity and contribute positively to society and the environment. The policy outlines our responsibility and standards including respect for human rights, fair labour practices, and environmental sustainability. (See links at the top of this article, left side)
You find more details about our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) approach, due diligence process, focus areas as well as future targets and current status in our 2022 ESG IMPACT REPORT (available for download further down)
Knowing where our materials and products are made, including facility locations, is a prerequisite for both monitoring and improving social and environmental impacts of our operations. At Active Brands we don’t own any of our manufacturing sites ourselves but have a direct relationship with selected manufactures representing 98% of our volumes. This relationship allows us to maintain transparency and accountability in our supply chain. We share the facility location of all key Tier 1 and 2 suppliers via Open Supply Hub and our assembling partners are listed here: Suppliers
Impact Report 2022