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Spectre Latvia have chosen to be a company with a high level of social responsibility.

Voluntarily incorporating social, environmental and human rights into the company's strategic planning, company values, daily activities and relationships with company stakeholders.

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Spectre Latvia have chosen to be a company with a high level of social responsibility.

Voluntarily incorporating social, environmental and human rights into the company's strategic planning, company values, daily activities and relationships with company stakeholders. As a proof of company’s social responsibility activities, Spectre Latvia have obtained SA 8000 Social Responsibility (Social Accountability) standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard.

The company's Strategic Focus Areas in the field of social responsibility are:

  • Environment
  • People
  • Ethical business (e.g., Anti-Corruption)
  • Reporting

Promoting social responsibility in Spectre is cooperating with international organizations such as the Fair Labour Association (FLA), Fair Ware Foundation (FWF), and they are members of the United Nations "Global Compact", annually providing a progress report about corporate social responsibility and human rights.

SA8000

As a company, Spectre Latvia believes that employees are spending a large part of their life working for the company, so they are to be treated with respect and dignity. Moreover, a sustainable workforce is central to our business due to the labour-intensive industry we are in. Providing proper working conditions is a vital and obvious area of focus.

SA8000 is an international standardized code of conduct for improving working conditions around the world. The standard is third-party audited every 6 months and the certificate is valid for 3 years.

The management system requirements of SA8000 move beyond a checklist approach, encouraging managers to make sustainable systemic changes in how they run their businesses.

The normative elements of this standard are based on national law, international human rights and the conventions of the ILO.

SA 8000 certificate proves that the company's social responsibility system is evaluated and compared with the best practice standards, and is found compliant. A certificate issued by an independent third-party certification body, certifying that the company respects human rights.

More information about Corporate Social Responsibility and SA8000 social responsibility of the company is available on request, e-mail: santa.goleva@spectre.lv

ISO14001 Environmental standard

In addition to the priorities of social responsibility, the company is trying to pay tribute also to the nature and its resources.

We set and realize smaller and larger goals that reduce impact on the environment in our daily work:

  • For example, instead of small bottles Spectre Latvia uses large plastic bottles, which is reducing the number of plastic waste;
  • Company is constantly improving our working techniques and reducing the number of waste;
  • Much attention is paid to waste separation and recycling including company's own fabric production’s waste recycling;
  • Electricity economy and savings;
  • When purchasing goods, Spectre Latvia gives priority to energy-efficient and environmentally friendly products and equipment, that will help reduce the impact on the environment on a daily basis;
  • And other goals.

As a proof of the company's serious responsibility for the environment and care for it, they have obtained energy efficiency standard ISO5001 in 2015, and we have certified our environmental management system, obtaining the ISO 14001: 2015 standard in 2016, that they are very proud of.