Publication library

The ICTI Ethical Toy Program publishes briefings, reports and investigations on a broad range of responsible sourcing and ethical manufacturing topics.

Guidance Briefings

Family-Friendly Factories: Five Years of Progress – Impact Report 2016-2020

(November 2020)
2020 is the 5th year of the Family-Friendly Factories program. This Impact Report celebrates the achievements of our Family-Friendly Factories over this time and gives special mention to our Worker Helpline, a core component of our commitment to supporting worker well-being.

IETP Worker Helpline – Celebrating 10 Years of Support

2020 marks the tenth anniversary of the ICTI Ethical Toy Program (IETP) Worker Helpline. Over the last decade, our Worker Helpline has provided free, confidential counselling and advice to 17,776 workers – supporting them across a broad range of personal and work-related issues.

Purchasing Practices Guidance for COVID-19

Responsible purchasing practice guidance to support buyers during COVID-19. The guidance offers best-practice recommendations for purchasing practices to help buyers manage risks, protect business continuity and safeguard workers through the COVID-19 crisis and recovery.

Supporting Migrant Workers with Left-Behind Children in China

(Updated April 2020)

Worker well-being programs to support parent workers in the toy supply chain

Family-Friendly Spaces: Impacts and Achievements 2019

A look at the Family-Friendly Spaces program which grew to its biggest size ever in 2019, at 30 factories accommodating 1,100 children and supporting 1,240 workers with their child-care needs.

Worker Helpline Briefing – Successfully Addressing Factory Workers Concerns

(February 2019)

An overview of how the IETP Worker Helpline operates and the impacts it has made nine years since launch in 2010

Introducing Progress Visits

(October 2018)

New post-certification visits for factories

Program development – consultation and changes overview

(Version 3 | Updated 30 October 2018)

An overview of changes to the ICTI Ethical Toy Program made in response to consultation feedback and industry engagement

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