Riga passed BSCI audit
Congratulations to our Riga platform that passed BSCI factory social audit in February 2017 and gained A- Outstanding rating!
BSCI is an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA). Its founding was established as a response to the increasing business demand for transparent and improved working conditions in the global supply chain. The fundamental goals of BSCI are only achievable through a strong and sustainable commitment from all stakeholders in the factory to implement the system. Even though there has been a great deal of activity at the Riga platform since end of last year, with the addition of several new product lines and recent building expansion, our team did not miss a beat. This is the highest rating achieved among all the group factories since our Group has implemented the BSCI standards in October 2016.The Riga team should be very proud of this achievement, in full line with our Group’s “Leading by Example” value.Please join me in congratulating each and every member of the Riga team!
BSCI audit team in Riga, from right to left:
Ludmila Dinsmona – Fristads Kansas Production
ManagerIveta Apsalone – Fristads Kansas Production Quality & Regional Compliance Manager
Anna Cudopalova – Fristads Kansas Production Accountant, Elected Staff Representative
Olegs Nitiss – Fristads Kansas Production Warehouse & Import/Export Manager
Laimdota Stelpa – Fristads Kansas Production Supply Chain Manager
Caroline G. BouissetHead of FK Group Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility
Thursday May 22, 2014, our own factory in Riga achieved approval for ISO9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and in July it achieve the Green grading.
We are very pleased to announce that Viet Thu Garment Company Ltd. in Laos, has been audited on Oct 27, 2014 and graded green for full social, health & safety and environmental compliance to Fristad Kansas Group 's standards.