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Sri Lanka-China Cross Country Co-operation
26 August 2015
We helped Indian producers improve in two key areas – healthy and safety and environmental management.
We helped Chinese producers improve human resource management practices by providing them with free training.
We’re tackling harassment and discrimination, and promoting equal rights for women/minority groups at tea processing factories.
In China our factory health and safety training helped make tea processing factories better and safer places to work.
We’re leading a coalition to help create a more competitive Malawian tea industry in which workers earn a living wage and smallholders are thriving.
We developed an occupational health and safety (OHS) training course specifically for the Sri Lankan tea industry.
We train tea workers and farmers to use agrochemicals safely in order to minimise risk to themselves, others, and the environment.
Our monitoring programme helps producers meet international social and environmental standards.
We worked with CARE to improve living and working conditions on tea estates in Sri Lanka.
8 September 2016
Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) is a membership organisation of more than 40 international tea companies and retailers. We exist to improve the sustainability of the tea sector, the lives…Posted in: Blog, Climate & Environment, For Business, Key Areas, Membership Pages, Raising Standards, Smallholder Tea Farmers, Tea Workers, What's New
12 September 2014
I was privileged to be invited by NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) to give a lecture on Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Standards required for Planation…Posted in: Blog, Climate Change Adaptation, Key Areas, Occupational Health & Safety (Sri Lanka), Projects, Raising Standards, Sri Lanka, What's New
4 September 2013
I am here in the salubrious climate of Kericho, Kenya along with a team of 19 other Sri Lankans consisting of Producers, CEO’s, Trade Unionists, and NGO’s all connected with…Posted in: Blog, Climate & Environment, Country, Kenya, Raising Standards, Smallholder Tea Farmers, Sri Lanka, Tea Workers, What's New
15 March 2017
ETP Global Standard The ETP Global Standard outlines the international social and environmental criteria that producers are measured against. The social and labour provisions are based on the Ethical…
6 March 2017
Supporting Change in Assam – March 2017 Find out how ETP’s work with expert partners is contributing to change in Assam and improving conditions for tea workers, farmers, communities,…
25 October 2016
Malawi 2020 Tea Revitalisation Programme – Roadmap