At Exceptio we recognise our responsibilities go beyond providing customers with socks that offers excellent quality, high design and great value. Our culture embraces Social Responsibility and we understand that the choices we make have a genuine impact on the people and the environment around us. We carefully consider these choices and as we strive to minimise our impact on the environment and believe that a better world will come as a result of:

  • Careful consideration of how we can improve social conditions
  • Creating economic opportunity for others and ourselves
  • Living and working within our environment’s capacity to regenerate

Exceptio is a member of Sedex and complies with its social & ethical trading standards. These standards are based on Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) and the Ethical Trading Initiative’s code and we adhere to the highest levels of compliance regarding working conditions, health and safety, minimum age and working hours.

Exceptio also operate within the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). GOTS is recognised as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres and it defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well.

We are dedicated to driving improvements in responsible and ethical business practices and we require all our partners to take responsibility and operate with the same high principles, both ensuring the future of our planet and enhancing opportunities for generations to come.