Our Program

The ICTI Ethical Toy Program is the global standard for ethical toy manufacture

What we do

Set the standard for ethical toy manufacture

Our program focuses on social sustainability issues which impact well-being of workers involved in toy manufacture globally. Our requirements incorporate best practice and are reviewed on an ongoing basis to reflect the needs of all stakeholders in the toy industry supply chain.

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Industry-leading Social Audits and credible toy factory Certification

We provide meticulous, trusted, industry-leading social compliance audits and toy factory certification.

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Targeted, scalable and impactful Factory Capability Building

We create achievable solutions for factories, through our philosophy of support for continuous improvement. We offer in-person and online training and capability building programs to equip factories with the skills needed to tackle these issues in their businesses beyond compliance.

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Leverage Worker Engagement

We leverage worker voice technology, worker helplines, and surveys to capture direct perceptions and opinions to promote worker-management dialogue, monitor business performance, and drive impacts.

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Programs for Worker Well-Being

We are committed to improving worker well-being. We run programs to promote the safety and well-being of workers employed at toy factories around the world.

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Collaborate to reduce duplication and tackle key challenges

We bring toy factories, brands, licensors and retailers together to share knowledge and work together to address issues and challenges in the toy supply chain.

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Drive performance through data, analytics and insights

We gather exclusive data from social audit assessments, worker voice and other tools to provide insights and drive sustainable impacts for toy business.

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Put integrity at the heart of the program

We expect all our accredited third-party audit partners to adhere to the highest standards of professional ethics. We operate robust policies, management systems and reporting on business ethics, managed by our dedicated integrity team. Factories play active role in assessing auditor performance, adding an extra layer of monitoring and transparency to our program. 

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