Sustainability Policy

Etm's sustainability policy consists on a set of commitments that guide the company's strategy, starting with the commitment to a sustainable development based on the simultaneous pursuit of economic prosperity, environmental responsibility and social equity.As such, the management declares that etm, as a knitwear dyeing/finishing company shall endeavor to:

  • Improve customer satisfaction by meeting requirements for products and services.
  • Motivating employees through their involvement in company projects and by clearly defining all their roles.
  • Collaboration with suppliers, promoting the improvement of products and services delivered to our company.
  • Continuously improve the effectiveness of the company's management system and meet all compliance obligations (legal and other requirements) in the areas of quality, environment, safety and social responsibility.
  • Establish and periodically review principles, objectives and targets, taking into account processes and significant impacts to ensure sustainable development and continuous improvement.
  • Protect the environment, including the prevention of pollution and the preservation of biodiversity.
  • Decrease the ecological footprint, reducing the consumption of water, energy, fuels, raw materials and chemical products by making an increasingly rational use.
  • Reduce the production of liquid and gaseous effluents by optimizing production processes.
  • Reduce the production of solid waste, through reuse, selection, and recycling, giving them more sustainable final destinations.
  • Raise awareness and continuously train employees, suppliers and partners to use the best environmental practices in their functions and comply with the applicable safety standards.
  • Eliminate or reduce the negative effects of the chemicals used.
  • Provide safe and healthy working conditions for the prevention of work-related injuries and health conditions.
  • Eliminate dangers and reduce the risks to h&s that may arise from the normal development of activities.
  • Foster an environment of well-being, continuously promoting the safety and health of our employees and of those who work with us or provide services, both at the physical and psychosocial level of the work.
  • Promote the consultation, participation, communication and involvement of employees and external service providers in matters of safety and health at work.
  • Ensure the availability of all essential resources to protect and promote safety and health in the work environment.
  • Implement good health practices and healthy lifestyles, with the goal of enhancing the health of employees.
  • Promote the company's involvement in the community in order to improve the health of employees, their families and other community members.
  • Etm does not use or admit the use of child labor, i.e., employees under the age of 16.
  • Etm does not use or condone the use of forced or compulsory labor, and does not engage in any form of coercion or document retention.
  • The company recognizes and respects the right of employees to freedom of association and representation, according to their freely expressed will and without pressure.
  • Etm censures any form or practice of discrimination in its partners and towards its employees on the basis of race, color, sex, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation or religion.
  • The company assures its employees that their dignity is respected and disapproves of any type of physical, sexual or psychological abuse or harassment.
  • Ensures the fulfillment of working hours and the remuneration of overtime in accordance with the applicable legislation, also encouraging and stimulating its suppliers to comply with the law in effect.
  • Recognizes that salary is essential to meet the basic needs of employees and ensures all legally established remuneration.
  • The company ensures that its employees are not subject to reprisals and that all matters are handled in accordance with confidentiality requirements.

The involvement of all of us is fundamental for the maintenance and improvement of our sustainability policy.