We take our Corporate Social Responsibility seriously and from what we hear from our customers, it’s important to you too so we make it our responsibility to maintain our high standards and make continual improvements in the CSR field.
We believe that our position in the industry as a market leader means we have an obligation to stand up and make a positive impact on some of the issues facing textile production globally.
We are committed to providing quality assurances across our manufacturing which comply with our own high standards and those of our customers. We won’t stop developing and striving to improve.
Sourcing overseas allows us to offer significant benefits to our customers, because of that, we have a robust audit programme that all our suppliers commit to, and our senior team regularly visits supplier sites. Sites are all audited independently as well.
Alexandra is a leading international workwear supplier to the healthcare, hospitality, retail, facilities management, and public sectors. The main products supplier are clothing, footwear, PPE, and associated accessories.
We take our responsibility to care for the environment, the people who work for us, our staff and clients very seriously. We recognise that the health, safety, and welfare of all our employees, external stakeholders, and the wider community who may be affected by our operations is of primary importance in the successful conduct of our business. We also recognise that it is our duty as manufacturers to care for the environment through the prevention of pollution, implementation and monitoring of good environmental practices, and research into sustainable garment manufacture.
The company strives to maintain best practice seeking continuous improvement and innovation through the implementation our accredited BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, alongside our current certification to BS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
Ethical Sourcing and manufacture
We are a member of Sedex®, the world’s largest collaborative platform for driving ethical improvements in global supply and manufacturing chains. Sedex® help ensure clear principles of environmental sustainability, labour conditions, and welfare are upheld by our suppliers.
The Ethical Trading Initiative is an alliance of companies, trade unions, and NGO’s that work collaboratively to promote respect for workers’ rights around the world. As a member since 2007, we are committed to improving the working conditions and labour practices under which our facilities and suppliers operate. We have adopted the ETI’s Base Code and Principles of Implementation, which set out the expectations of our conduct.
We have also adopted policies to ensure the welfare of our employees, visitors, contractors, external stakeholders, and the wider community:
Equal opportunities and Diversity policy, ensuring that our organisation embraces the principles of the Equality Act 2010.
Health & Safety policy, to provide a safe working environment with adequate controls, equipment and resources in place to do their tasks. Our policy also ensures that we provide the appropriate information, instruction, and training necessary to ensure the well-being of our staff.
Modern Slavery Statement – MWUK Ltd has a vigorous approach against slavery and human trafficking and are committed to our social and ethical responsibilities. As members of the ETI, we fully endorse and support the ETI base code, which prohibits the use of forced, bonded, involuntary prison labour, slavery and human trafficking.
Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy – to ensure that all employees, those we work with, including agents, representatives, consultants, independent contractors and suppliers comply with all laws, prohibiting improper behaviour.