Women’s Empowerment in the Toy Supply Chain
On International Women’s Day 2018, the Ethical Toy Program shares an update on its work to promote women’s empowerment in the toy supply chain.
ICTI Ethical Toy Program Worker Helpline – new number & extended operating hours
The Ethical Toy Program is introducing enhancements to the Worker Helpline.
Ethical Toy Program Launch Reception at New York Toy Fair
Cheers to the Ethical Toy Program!
Factory Announcement: Data collection on Foreign Migrant Workers
From 5th January 2018, the Ethical Toy Program will add a new form to collect statistics about foreign migrant workers during all upcoming audits.
Update on proposed changes to the Ethical Toy Program Audit Checklist and Certification
In September 2017, the Ethical Toy Program ran a public consultation to gather views on two proposed changes to the Audit Checklist and Certification
Introducing the Ethical Toy Program
New name. New website. New mission. New Strategy. Coming January 2018
Ethical Toy Program – Key Audit Deadlines for Chinese New Year 2018
ETP will not conduct audits between February 1st 2018 and March 4th 2018 at factories located in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Ethical Toy Program and The Toy Association Launch New Strategic Partnership
A new collaboration to support the continued development of the Ethical Toy Program.
Consultation on proposed updates to the Ethical Toy Program
The Ethical Toy Program, formerly ICTI CARE, is excited to announce two proposed updates to the ICTI CARE program.
The families at the heart of the toy supply chain
Stories from migrant working parents in China supported by our Left-Behind Children Program
New Ethical Toy Program WeChat Account Strengthens Factory Communications in China
We're now on WeChat
Walmart reaffirms commitment to Ethical Toy Program
Walmart has reaffirmed Ethical Toy Program as one of its approved 3rd party programs for monitoring social compliance.
Ethical Toy Program announces new panel of approved third-party audit companies
We have selected four approved audit firms for the 2017-2019 IETP approved audit panel
Ethical Toy Program leads the way on audit integrity monitoring
Our new online auditor assessment tool enables factories to share feedback on auditors’ performance and integrity issues
Introducing the Factory Welcome Pack
A new resource to help toy factories get started with ethical manufacturing
Ethical Toy Program Conducts 6th Annual Toy Factory Survey
This years’ results indicate enhanced auditor professionalism and integrity, reduced audit duplication, comparatively lower working hours, and a diversifying factory base.
A look at challenges faced by parent workers in Vietnam
Assessment of child rights challenges in the supply chain in Vietnam
Tianjin offers subsidies to encourage factories to join certification programs
Factories which are newly certified by ICTI Ethical Toy Program this year are eligible for the subsidies, and can apply for funding by submitting the required documentation.
Our General Manager Asia Operations, Johnny Kong reflects on his new role at the ICTI Ethical Toy Program
My first six weeks at the ICTI Ethical Toy Program have been an eye-opening experience.
ICTI Ethical Toy Program launches new online Auditor Assessment Function on Connect Platform
This new, online feedback tool enables toy factories to evaluate, and feedback on, the performance of on-site auditors.
170 Years to achieve gender parity? How supply chain actions can achieve faster progress
The Dangers of Subcontracting in the Toy Industry: How to Handle Hidden Risks
Subcontracting at the factory level can pose major risks for any company that manages a global toy supply chain.
Inspiring the next generation of responsible toy makers
Tom van Haaren reflects on his visit to the Toy Design class at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
Supply chain solutions to China’s left-behind children problem
On United Nations Universal Children’s Day, ICTI Ethical Toy Program reports on how it is supporting workers with left-behind children.
Six Insights to Advance your Corporate Sustainability Strategy
ICTI Ethical Toy Program speaks at Responsible Business Summit Asia 2016.
World Day Against Child Labour 2016
Toy brands and retailers use ICTI Ethical Toy Program to address the risk of child labour in their supply chains.
Tom van Haaren reflects on his first few weeks at ICTI Ethical Toy Program
Tom shared his aspirations for ethical manufacturing after meeting with IETP team and industry experts who are passionate about toys.
A chance to get ethical standards right
Mark Robertson reflects on India's burgeoning toy manufacturing industry.
Free Rural-Urban Integration illustrated booklet to support migrant factory workers
The booklet is full of useful tips and information on how to adapt to city life and workplace culture.
Modern Day Slavery Act: Government guidance and disclosure requirements explained
Read our Q&A to learn more about the Modern Slavery Act.
New benchmarking study to develop the ICTI Ethical Toy Program
We have started work on a major benchmarking study which will compare and contrast our program against other successful responsible sourcing codes and standards.
UN Sustainable Development Goals
The world’s ultimate to-do list for the next 15 years
ICTI Ethical Toy Program 18 Month ‘Class A Seal’ comes to an end
18 Month Class A Seal has been discontinued as from 1st of April 2016.
Reflections from CSR Asia Summit 2015
The power of collaboration