At The Children’s Place, we embrace every child and every family. Our commitment to positive social practices includes investing in our associates, supporting the people who make our product and giving back to those in need. We work throughout our operations and with the global third-party vendors who manufacture our product in the following focus areas:
Details on these focus areas are available in our 2022 Environment, Social & Governance Report
Respect for human rights requires our industry to make ambitious commitments to do more to support communities around the world. We are working to meet this challenge through initiatives focused on our associates, customers and the third-party workers who manufacture our product. We have set public social targets to demonstrate transparency and accountability to our commitments, and drive progress in our strategic focus areas.
Learn more about our social goals
To support our commitment to ethical and responsible conduct in our global operations, we have developed policies and procedures that guide the actions of our associates and third-party vendors.
Human Rights Policy
Vendor Code of Conduct
2012 California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
Statement on Xinjiang
Working With Our Vendors During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Occupational Health & Safety Policy
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Better Work is a global initiative mobilizing brands, governments, factory owners and workers to improve working conditions in the garment industry. The program, a partnership between the UN's ILO and the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, manages factory assessments and trainings to empower factories to improve the lives of their workers. The Children's Place supports Better Work's priorities of setting up structures to boost worker-management dialog and implement lasting workplace improvements.
The Children's Place is a signatory of the Social & Labor Convergence Project (SLCP). This multi-stakeholder initiative is a collaboration between manufacturers, retailers, industry groups, and civil society organizations to develop a simple, unified and effective assessment framework to factory monitoring. Our shared goal is to increase the effectiveness of factory audits, reduce audit fatigue and better utilize collective resources in the apparel supply chain.
As a member of Nirapon, The Children’s Place is committed to sustaining a culture of factory safety in Bangladesh. Building on the work of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, Nirapon is a locally managed organization tasked with overseeing the ongoing safety, training and helpline efforts of the factories from which Nirapon members source.
RISE (Reimagining Industry to Support Equality) is an initiative to support collaborative industry action at scale to advance gender equality in global garment, footwear, and home textiles supply chain. RISE's vision is that women working in global supply chains experience greater dignity, equality, greater choice of opportunities and fulfilment of their rights. Hyperlink should read Learn more about RISE.
Powered by supporters, Plan International USA partners with adolescent girls, young women and children around the world to overcome oppression and gender inequality, providing the support and resources that are unique to their needs and the needs of their communities, ensuring they achieve their full potential with dignity, opportunity and safety. Founded in 1937, Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that is active in more than 80 countries.
BSR's HERproject aims to unlock the full potential of garment workers through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion and gender equality. Through HERproject, The Children’s Place partners with its global vendors and local NGOs to help drive positive impact for women and for its business.
The Centre for Child Rights and Business (shortened as 'The Centre’ and formerly known as CCR CSR) supports businesses to deliver improvements within their supply chains that not only benefit workers, families and children, but also deliver positive business outcomes. The Centre offers global expertise, services and support covering a broad range of child rights and worker well-being issues. The Children’s Place partners with The Centre on programs focused on parent training and childcare with our Vendor Factories.
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Since 2001, The Children’s Place has donated more than $2M in clothing to the Good+ Foundation to distribute throughout their national network of partners. In 2017, we began sponsoring their “Shop with Pops” program by providing dads with gift cards to use during a day of shopping and bonding with their kids. Learn More
The Children’s Place is proud to help families supported by IronMatt’s assistance program. Every month, Associates pack up new pajamas for each “IronKid” undergoing pediatric brain cancer treatment. $100 Gift cards are also provided to each IronKid (and their siblings!) so they can all treat themselves to new outfits. In addition, we donate to Iron Matt’s annual fundraising event. Learn More
The Children’s Place provides corporate donations and matches Associate gifts in support of the NAACP’s mission to secure equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. Learn More
Delivering Good unites retailers, manufacturers, foundations and individuals to provide people impacted by poverty and tragedy with new merchandise, effectively distributed through a network of agency partners to offer hope, dignity and self-esteem to at-risk children, families and individuals.Learn more
The Children’s Place is a Table to Table Silver Sponsor and the top donor to the yearly “Bag a Lunch, Help a Bunch” program. And every Thanksgiving, our Associates donate money they would have spent on lunch to Table to Table which The Children’s Place matches. Learn More
Over the past 17 years (and counting!), The Children’s Place has covered the full cost to send twenty children in the YCS program to summer camp. We also donate new clothing to all the YCS kids, as well as grant holiday gift wishes to over 150 children in their programs. Learn More
Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of Secaucus, NJ and we are proud to support the Secaucus Youth Alliance by donating clothing throughout the year and providing money to purchase toys for local kids in need during the holidays.