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Next Code of Practice

As a member of the Ethical Trading Initiative, Next work hard to pursue a code of ethical standards throughout its global supply chain, seeking to ensure the integrity of any product carrying the Next trademark and the welfare of all workers involved.

Next identifies and engages with suppliers whose practices are consistent with our own code of ethical standards. Through our international audit team we work closely with our suppliers to help the achieve compliance.

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    There are 10 key principles to our code:

  • No child labour
  • No forced labour
  • Freedom of association
  • Healthy and safe working conditions
  • Reasonable wages and benefits
  • Equal opportunities
  • Employment security
  • Respectful treatment of employees
  • Effective management system