According to UN; Sustainability is a simple concept. In 1987, the UN Brundtland Commission defined sustainable development as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
Erateks takes into consideration within its activities the universal definition of sustainability and aims to contribute/achieve the goals whenever possible. To be alligned with Sustainability Assessments on Labor, Health & Safety and Environmental performance at Erateks; the company conducted internally and hosted number of sustainability assessments in facilities by several brands, buyers and MSIs.
Erateks supports collaboration to minimize duplication effort by using converged industry tools such as HIGG-INDEX and SLCP etc. Therefore, Erateks voluntarily participated the development of SLCP tool, tested the tool of V1 in 2017, V2 in 2018 and hosted a verification visit by TUV Rheinland to verify the assessment in 2018.
Erateks is a signatory of UN Global Compact Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs) since 2017. Furthermore, Erateks collaborate with various stakeholders such as NGOs, brands, universities/academics and service providers. Thus, several capacity building projects / programs have been developed and implemented at the facilities.