1. CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMICALLY DIS-ADVANTAGED PRODUCERS
Poverty reduction through trade, forms a key part of Teddy exports aims. Teddy Exports supports the marginalized artisans by giving them employment opportunity in various departments. Helps them to move from income insecurity and poverty to self-reliance.
2. TRANSPARANCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Teddy Exports is transparent in its management and commercial relations. It has appropriate participatory ways to involve employees and other stakeholders in its decision making processes. It always ensures relevant information is provided to all its trading partners as required by them. Communication is open at all levels of the supply chain.
3. FAIR TRADING PRACTICES
Teddy Exports trades with concern for the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of the employees. Meets the commitments in a timely manner owning the responsibility at all professional level. Respects the supplier contracts and deliver the products on time with desired quality and specifications.
4. PAYMENT OF FAIR PRICE
Fair Price means, provision of socially acceptable remuneration considered by the employee themselves and the Government as well. It takes into account the principle of equal pay for equal work by women and men. Teddy Exports also gives importance in capacity building of employees to enable them to set a fair price.
5. ENSURING NO CHILD LABOR AND FORCED LABOR
Teddy Exports adheres to the UN convention on the Rights of the Child, and National/Local law on the employment of children. The organization ensures that there is no forced labor in its workforce and / or members or homeworkers.
6. COMMITMENT TO NON DISCRIMINATION, GENDER EQUITY AND WOMEN'S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT, AND FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION
Teddy Exports does not discriminate in Hiring, access to Training , Remuneration, Promotion and other HR aspects based on Race, Caste, National origin, Religion, Disability, Gender, Sexual orientation, Union membership, Political affiliation, Age and HIV/AIDS status. Teddy Exports recognizes women’s full employment Rights and is committed to ensuring that women receive their full statutory employment benefits. Teddy stands ahead in extending timely help to all the Health and Safety needs for all employees. Pregnant women and breast feeding mothers are given adequate care for their motherhood needs.
7. ENSURING GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS
Teddy Exports provides a safe and healthy working environment for the employees. With the certification standard for Social Accountability all the employees are given appropriate Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) and Awareness Training periodically. A special Health and Safety group is formed in each and every workplace to take care of Health and Safety issues. Good working condition is a way of life in Teddy Exports.
8. PROVIDING CAPACITY BUILDING
Teddy Exports develop specific activities to help the staff improve their occupational skills and production capabilities. Being continuously a successful trader with customers from UK, Australia and USA, a selected group of employees are given adequate training to develop their English communication skills. Frequent visits to the suppliers, factories are organized for the Managerial staff to acquire more knowledge and update their professional know how.
9.PROMOTING FAIR TRADE
Teddy Exports employees are given awareness of the aims of Fair Trade and educating them on the needs of greater justice worldwide trade through Fair trade principles. Various programs are conducted and customers also provided with information on these through media. The Honest advertising and marketing techniques are practiced, always in Teddy Exports.
10. RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Teddy Exports always use the raw materials from sustainably managed sources for the production ranges. Production technologies followed with keen interest to reduce energy consumption. Our own wind mill also catering to the needs of Electrical energy requirements. Pollution control certification from the Government Bodies is obtained for Air and Water. Tree plantations ensure eco- friendly environment.