Can your products be recycled?
We're committed to minimising environmental impact. It's an important discussion to have, and we know that we still have a long way to go.
Within our business, we’re actively working on ways to reduce waste and package our product responsibly. This includes (but is not limited to), the use of recyclable and/or biodegradable bags and driving in-store footwear recycling initiatives. We’re working closely with the Australian Sporting Good Association (ASGA), which repurpose athletic footwear to create new products, such as gym mats, floors, and playgrounds.
Do you promote equality and diversity?
Accent Group is committed to developing and maintaining an inclusive workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. Our commitments include (but are not limited to), creating a great place of work that thrives on inclusion and respects and draws on the diverse backgrounds, experiences, knowledge, and skills of our people. Our Diversity & Inclusion Policy is available on our corporate website here. If you suspect or see instances of non-compliance with this policy, please contact our Customer Experience Team and we'll investigate the matter.READ FULL ARTICLE
We’re also proud to work with a wide range of brands that celebrate individual expression and participate in cultural and social events. It’s a privilege to be able to use our platforms to connect with incredible people and organisations that raise awareness and support our community. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for opportunities to get involved.
What initiatives are 4WORKERS working on to reduce environmental impact?
We’re absolutely committed to minimising environmental impact. It’s such an important conversation to have and we understand that we have a long way to go. From initiatives including using recyclable and/or biodegradable bags, to store-wide recycling practices and wholesale logistics consolidation. We are always trying to improve our practices to reduce carbon emissions.
With our stores, we're actively working on ways to reduce waste and package responsibly. This includes (but is not limited to), the use of recyclable and/or biodegradable bags and other initiatives such as driving in-store footwear recycling initiatives. We're also working closely with the Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA), which repurpose athletic footwear to create new products, such as gym mats, floors and playgrounds.
If you suspect or see instances of non-compliance with this policy, please let us know and we’ll ensure this is investigated.
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We acknowledge that these are small steps on a long journey. Any ideas and feedback you have are truly valued and appreciated.
Does 4WORKERS use child labour?
At 4WORKERS, we are committed to operating responsibly and only want to work with suppliers who are dedicated to safe, ethical, and working conditions. Our Ethical Sourcing Policy is available here.READ FULL ARTICLE
This policy prohibits the use of forced, involuntary or child labour. We make sure that our suppliers are provided with this information, so they understand what’s expected if they want to work with us. If you suspect or see instances of non-compliance with this policy, please let us know and we'll ensure this is investigated.
Do you manufacture your products?
Accent Group and its related entities are distributors, with manufacturers are based all over the world. Quality, ethics, comfort, style are a priority - we ensure our products and external manufacturers live up to the 4WORKERS standards.READ FULL ARTICLE
Though we do not manufacture these products, we support the ethical sourcing and sustainability policies that the global manufacturer has in place. If you see or suspect any instances of non-compliance, then please get in contact with our Customer Experience Team and we'll investigate the matter.
Do your employees receive a fair wage?
Our Ethical Sourcing Policy details the minimum standards that must be met as a condition of working with 4WORKERS. You can read about it in more detail here.READ FULL ARTICLE
All suppliers are required to pay employees' wages and benefits that meet or exceed the minimum standards of the countries and jurisdictions in which they operate. If you suspect or see instances of non-compliance with this policy, please get in contact with our Customer Experience Team and we'll investigate the matter.