It takes a lot of people to make our drinks. Whether those people work here in Fruit Towers or somewhere else along our supply chain, how they’re treated is really important to us. Every single person on the planet has fundamental human rights, and we want to do everything we can to make sure those rights are upheld right across our business.
That’s why we put together our innocent human rights policy, which you can take a look at here. It might not give Dickens a run for his money, but it’s really important for setting expectations within our business and for our suppliers. This goes hand in hand with the risk mapping we carry out to understand which countries and ingredients could pose the most risk from both an environmental, as well as a human rights, point of view.
But understanding the risk is only the first step. Doing something to cut down those risks is much more important. That’s why we’re working towards all of our suppliers meeting international sustainability standards, which includes the protection of human rights. You can read more about how we are doing that at our farms here and in our factories here. But the hard work doesn’t stop there. Check out our current modern slavery statement for more information about what else we’re doing to cut down the risk of any human rights violations within our business and supply chain.
Whilst modern slavery is a tough issue to tackle, it’s really important. We look forward to a busy year doing everything we can to make sure it isn’t happening in our business or supply chains.