Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)African Straw Entreprise_FL3 stars

Place, CountryPO. BOX 46, Ghana


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Certification ProgrammeFor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of CSR Policy198
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions201122
4Respect of the Environment7335
5Local Development and Community Relations138
6Trading and Supply chain relations2514
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer198
9Managing Certification and Performance4424
Total Score Performance Rating241
Certification for corporate social responsibility
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsEN/FR
African Straw Enterprise Limited (ASEL) operates as a handicraft business producing and
exporting straw baskets. ASEL empowers women who are systematically excluded from the
formal employment sector with indigenous baskets weaving skills using local resources with the
main aim of alleviating poverty in rural communities in the Upper East Region of Ghana.
The company has successfully through its operations improved the livelihood of over 5000
baskets weavers in many communities within the Upper East Region. ASEL has a staff strength of thirty-three (33) consisting of 14 (fourteen) permanent and 19 (nineteen) temporal workers.
ASEL signs a purchase contract with our basket weavers who are predominantly women.

African Straw Enterprise Limited (ASEL) est une entreprise artisanale qui produit et exporte des paniers en paille. ASEL permet aux femmes qui sont systématiquement exclues du secteur de l'emploi formel d'acquérir des compétences en matière de tressage de paniers en utilisant les ressources locales. L'objectif principal est de réduire la pauvreté dans les communautés rurales de la région de l'Upper East au Ghana. Grâce à ses activités, l'entreprise a réussi à améliorer les moyens de subsistance de plus de 5 000 tisseurs de paniers dans de nombreuses communautés de la région de l'Upper East. ASEL dispose d'un effectif de trente-trois (33) personnes, dont 14 (quatorze) employés permanents et 19 (dix-neuf) employés temporaires. ASEL signe un contrat d'achat avec nos vanniers qui sont majoritairement des femmes.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage63 %

Date of Certification
Last Update01.03.2024

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