Lotto says it is waiting for the Fair Labor Association (FLA) code review to be completed and will try to follow FLA policy on this issue. The company is not currently willing to make a commitment on the matter.
Lotto does not commit to the elimination of short-term contracts, their clearly defined use, providing same salary and benefits to short-term contracts, or automatic open-ended contracts for workers after 2 fixed term contracts or two years’ employment.
Proposal B6: Establish long-term relationships with factories.
Lotto claims to have relationships of more then 5 years with more than 50% of its suppliers, meaning the company already meets the Vancouver 2010 target, however, no commitment in made on London 2012 target.
Proposal C3: Report publicly on length of factory relationships.
Lotto reports it has “working relationships of more than 5 years with more than 50% of our suppliers (10% of our total suppliers longer than 15 years)” and that “these factories are present in China, Indonesia and Vietnam,” however the company has not committed to ongoing public disclosure of most of the information requested.
Proposal C4: Report publicly on how suppliers are chosen and/or eliminated.
Lotto says its selection policy adheres to its Code of Conduct, but makes no commitment on CSR performance, and managing the impact of exiting factories.
Lotto says it is not able to influence the development of a living wage because of its relatively small presence in its supplier factories.
Proposal D3: Ensure prices are sufficient to pay a living wage.
No response given.
Proposal D6: Take steps to improve workers’ wages.
No response given.
The brand claims to implementing all components of this proposal or has agreed to implement them within Play Fair's proposed timeframe.
The brand is currently implementing or has agreed to implement some of the essential components of the proposal but has refused to implement, has overlooked, or has raised issues with one or more important components; or, the brand agrees to implement the proposal but not within Play Fair’s proposed timeframe.
The brand has refused to implement the essential components of the proposal.
The brand has misunderstood or failed to comment on the proposal; or the brand is considering the proposal, but has yet to make a decision.