Social Engagement
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Our Fair Wear Foundation membership
We are working together with the Fair Wear Foundation for improved working conditions. The Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that is engaged in improving the working conditions in the textile and apparel industry on a wide scale.
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Code of conduct for fair and safe working conditions
The adherence to our requirements is regularly monitored by independent inspectors. We do not operate any of our own factories. Our products are manufactured by our partners, mainly based in Asia and some in Europe. We feel all the more responsible for ensuring that all those who work for us do so according to uniform and fair legal labour standards.
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Social report: our advancements and challenges
Our social report shows our advancements and challenges in implementing the social standards. As a member of the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), we publish a comprehensive social report once a year, in which we outline our activities with regards to more humane, fair and safer working conditions. We present our advancements – and also relay the challenges that we have to overcome in our global supply chain.
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Social engagement at our headquarters
We support the Vitos services for the disabled in Idstein. The Vitos services for the disabled enables children suffering with learning and mental difficulties from the age of six to live in small residential groups. There, they are individually supported by trained caregivers and therapists in their personal development as well as in their abilities and talents.
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For our employees in this country
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Professional training with Jack Wolfskin
Trainees gain valuable experience with us. We offer our young professionals more than just the classic training curriculum for perspective retailers of various department specialities. We want them to experience first-hand what kind of company we are and what we stand for. This is why we also place our trainees in areas that especially reflect the core of Jack Wolfskin: these include our product development department, our showroom in Eschborn, the distribution warehouse in Neu-Wulmstorf and in one of our stores.
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Workplace health management
The health and work-life balance of our employees is close to our hearts. It is important to us that we not only promote the professional competence of our employees, but also help them to maintain or even improve their health. We do this in many different ways.
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