Social and Ethical Compliance

Our Responsibility

Metalicus social and ethical compliance code is founded on values of fairness, integrity accountability, sustainability and respect. 

Labour and Human Rights

Metalicus places a high level of importance on delivering high quality products and recognizes the critical role of our suppliers within this process.

Metalicus adheres to an Ethical Sourcing Code which complies with human rights and social justice standardsIn turn all of our operations including those of our suppliers are committed to ensuring labour and human rights are respected and ethical behaviours are enforced.

To ensure all our products are ethically sourced and manufactured our factories must comply with all of the below statements:

  • Employees must meet the minimum age requirement;
  • Employee working hours and overtime legislation must be complied with;
  • Employee wages must meet the minimum requirement;
  • Employees work within a healthy and safe environment;
  • Factories enforce an anti-discrimination policy;
  • Factories adhere to environmental and occupational health and safety standards. 

Metalicus conducts regular factory audits ensuring all suppliers are compliant with our code of conduct. If we find any evidence of unethical or non-compliance to minimum standards we take action by ceasing to place future orders with that company until they prove their standards are at required levels. If they fail to prove this, then we cease supply.

Animal Welfare

Metalicus has a policy of not using fur, angora or mulesed wool.