Smythson sources all paper and card for its packaging from certified FSC or PEFC sources, demonstrating commitment to forest conservation. Some of Smythson’s packing is currently recyclable and they will continue to increase the use of packaging that is fully recyclable as well as the level of certified and recycled paper across their operations.
Smythson designs products with impact in mind. Leathers used in Smythson’s products are carefully and responsibly sourced from Leather Working Group-audited tanneries. All of Smythson’s own factories are certified with ISO 9001 for their high quality management standards.
GOVERNANCE AND PROMOTES EQUAL PAY
Smythson holds three Royal Warrants and is the supplier of choice to the UK Royal Households for stationery.
All Smythson factories comply with the Ethical Trading Initiative base code, meaning the supply chain is continuously monitored to ensure compliance with ethical working practices.
Smythson believes in equal opportunities and values the importance of a diverse and fair workplace with fair pay for all. Currently, over 50% of the members of senior management, including board members, are women.