The brand of sweatshirts we use is part of the FairWear foundation which is an independent organisation that works with apparel brands, garment workers and textile industry influencers to improve labour conditions in garment factories. They are active in Bangladesh where they audit factories and help trade unions lobby for wage increase and improve working conditions. They regularly organise Workplace Education Programs to help factories eliminate workplace violence and harassment. It runs an independent helpline ensuring complaints are heard and taken care of. It has 8 labour standards based on conventions of International Labour Organisation and Universal Declaration of Human Rights :
     - empolyment is freely chosen
     - no exploitation or child labour
     - no discrimination in employment
     - legally binding employment relationship
     - payment of living wage
     - reasonable hours of work
     - safe and healthy working conditions 
     - freedom of association