Social Responsibility

At Altiknits we proudly hold social and environmental sustainability as the company’s core values.

Our strong commitment to social responsibility is evident throughout the company’s practices and production process:

  • We are a Certified WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) facility.
  • All workers receive health and retirement benefits, paid vacation, and double pay for overtime.
  • We provide food subsidies to factory workers.
  • Ergonomic chairs for all our workers.
  • Close to 80% of our workforce are women; many of whom are the sole providers of their households.
  • Preservation of Bolivia’s strong heritage of knitting by providing job opportunities through this activity.
  • The use fiber dyes with low environmental impact.
  • A water treatment plant has been mounted by our sister company and yarn provider to treat the production ́s water residues.
  • Low-carbon emissions through the use of natural gas as our main source for heating.
  • The use of biodegradable plastic bags for shipping.

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ALTIKNITS is proud to comply with the principles WRAP