CONTINTENTAL

WHAT WE DO
We have been designing, manufacturing and distributing clothing to the garment decoration industry since 1998
 
We were the innovators of the wholesale women’s fitted T-shirt in Europe (the “Continental Fit”), and we continue to lead the
way in innovation, design and sustainability. We focus on creating high quality, expertly styled and responsibly
manufactured garments for markets such as fashion retail, music merchandise, corporate promotions and leisure.The Company owns four unique award-winning brands – Continental®, EarthPositive®, Salvage® and Fair Share® –
that are among the most up-to-date blank garment brands in the world.
 
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
We all have a right to a safe and healthy work environment, a living wage, a legally binding contract. We all have a right to
be free from discrimination and harassment, to join – or not to join – a labour union, to choose our work freely.
We all have a right to fair and reasonable working hours. And our children
have a right to go to school. Continental Clothing Co. has adopted a robust policy with regard to the following minimum social responsibility criteria:
 ▪   No use of child labour
 ▪   No use of forced labour
 ▪   Safe and healthy working conditions
 ▪   Legal labour contracts
 ▪   Payment of living wage
 ▪   Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining
 ▪ No discrimination against employees
 ▪ No excessive hours of work
 
Continental Clothing Co. has been running a pro-active social responsibility programme as a member of Fair Wear Foundation since 2006.
All the Company’s manufacturing facilities are regularly audited for social compliance and are running active monitoring programmes in accordance with standards advocated by the International Labour Organisation, the Ethical Trading Initiative and other international bodies.
 
The Company publishes an annual Social Report. Fair Wear Foundation carries out an annual brand performance check, and produces a  comprehensive report and a score rating. Read the most recent Brand Performance Check here.FWF is governed by the following organisations:
  ▪ Modint (business association for manufacturers and
     distributors of fashion, interior design, carpets and textiles)
  ▪ CBW-MITEX (business association for retailers of interior
     design, fashion, shoes and sportswear)
  ▪ FNV Bondgenoten (federation of trade unions – service
     industry)
  ▪ CNV Dienstenbond (Christian trade union – service industry)
  ▪ Clean Clothes Campaign