Get to know our sustainable manufacturing partners

Improving the social performance of our supply chain

Duts designs are designed with much care and consideration in The Netherlands and are made in either Portugal or China. Read all about Portugal and its sustainable approach here. In this blog we want to give some attention to our valued partner, Dongguan Ruifei Garment Co., Ltd. (established in 2013).

This Duts partner, "Ruifei" is certificated by TUV, SGS, BV and Amfori BSCI (overall rating: C in 2022/2023). The last mentioned certificate is an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), the leading business association of European and international commerce that brings together over 1,500 retailers, importers, brands and national associations to improve the political and legal framework for trade in a sustainable way. BSCI support more than 1,500 FTA member companies to integrate social compliance at the heart of their global supply chains.

What does BSCI measure

BSCI measures 13 audit performance areas as below to ensure a good working environment for employees, and ethical retail and supply chain practices:

  • Social management systems and the cascade effect
  • Worker involvement and protection
  • The rights of freedom of association and collective bargaining
  • No discrimination
  • Fair remuneration
  • Decent working hours
  • Occupational health and safety
  • No child labor
  • Special protection for young workers
  • No precarious employment
  • No bonded labor
  • Protection of the environment
  • Ethical behavior

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