05 July 2012 Introducing Ethical Tea Partnership
Find out how our projects, programmes and partnerships are improving the sustainability of tea supply chains.
30 May 2012 Promoting fairer working environments, Kenya
Harassment and discrimination are hard to identify and address through traditional monitoring and auditing. The case study describes ETP’s experience of rolling out ETI’s Supervisor Management Training programme to promote equal treatment in the workplace, and reduce discrimination and abusive behaviour in Kenyan factories.
30 May 2012 Instilling good practice: Strategic partnerships to build capacity, India
This case study outlines how ETP’s partnerships with expert organisations in India has enabled the roll-out of training on health and safety and environmental management, two key areas covered by the ETP Global Standard that many producers struggle with. It also highlights ETP’s work with the Nature Conservation Foundation aimed at resolving conflicts between workers and endangered Asian elephants on Assam tea estates.
30 May 2012 Improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, Indonesia
In Indonesia many smallholder farmers struggle to make a living from tea due to issues with leaf quality, low yields and inefficient organisational support. ETP’s three year partnership with IDH (the Dutch government funded Sustainable Trade Initiative) aims to address these issues, and to raise awareness of the social and environmental standards expected by western markets and certification programmes.
30 May 2012 Supporting Chinese Producers
This case study provides an overview of ETP’s work in China, outlining how ETP has expanded it’s support programmes from factory health and safety, and the safe use of agrochemical training, through to initiatives that are improving employment and HR practices.
30 May 2012 Securing tea supply and livelihoods: Adapting to climate change, Kenya
Over the coming decades climate change will affect where and how tea is grown. In Kenya smallholders are particularly vulnerable, and for this reason, ETP and GIZ (the German Development Agency) have developed a three-year partnership to assist 50,000 farmers to adapt. The case study outlines how climate change will affect the suitability for growing tea in various regions of Kenya, and explores how collaboration between organisations and the building of adaption capacity will increase smallholder resilience to such changes.
03 February 2012 Case study: Helping at the heart of tea communities (Sri Lanka)
An overview of the positive developments that Community Development Forums (CDFs) have made on 13 ETP monitored estates.
07 July 2011 Ethical Tea Partnership Overview
Find out more about Ethical Tea Partnership, what we do and some of our latest sustainability projects.
09 May 2011 Enabling change across the tea sector
An overview of some of ETP's social and environmental projects that are improving the sustainability of the tea industry. .
24 March 2011 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 Trade Initiative base code which covers all relevant International Labour Organisation (ILO) core conventions.