It's Time To End Labour Rights Abuse

October 2, 2017

One of the three pillars Eagle Protect operates on is having "Ethically Sourced Products". This is more than doing an honest day's work to earn your customers' trust, it's about human rights and dignity. We regularly visit our factories...

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Tag: BCorp Sustainability

How To Save Waste & Disposal Costs

October 2, 2017

22.5 billion pairs of disposable gloves are used each year in the global food industry (BMA 2016), and after use is disposed of into a landfill. Many food handling companies now have sustainability goals in place, with a focus on waste...

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Tag: Sustainability Food Safety

Eagle Is Now Child Labor Free Certified

September 25, 2017

Eagle Protect is extremely proud to now be Child Labor Free certified to a Manufacturing level, for a specific range of our products.

Child Labor Free has developed the world’s first global certification system to independently inspect and ...

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Tag: Child Labor Free, BCorp Sustainability

Are Nitrile Gloves Latex-free?

June 26, 2017

THE SHORT ANSWER: YES.

When we are asked, ‘Are nitrile gloves latex-free,’ the answer is ‘Yes!’ Nitrile gloves are BPA, phthalate and latex-free. To see the difference between nitrile gloves and latex gloves (and vinyl), check out this comparison...

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Tag: BCorp Sustainability Food Safety

Why Purchase Ethically Sourced Products?

June 12, 2017

FROM SPORTSMAN TO SUPPLIER

Gareth Brooks, our Chief Operating Officer and former field hockey Olympian, last visit to China was as an athlete at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, where fond memories of an outstanding event in a magnificent city...

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Tag: Sustainability

Pollution In China To Increase Vinyl Glove Cost

January 23, 2017

Will pollution regulations in China affect Vinyl disposable glove cost? Could customers, focused only on glove price, be forced to move to Nitrile disposable gloves as a result?

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Eagle earns B Corp Certification for a Third Term

January 9, 2017

 

We are incredibly proud to announce that in late 2016, The Eagle Group successfully recertified as a B Corporation for a third consecutive 2-year term. We have maintained our score and have been third-party verified as meeting rigorous...

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The Good, The Bad And The Dirty

June 20, 2016

Disposable consumables are an area that most suppliers don’t focus on but this is what we live and breathe. Often companies selling protective clothing and disposable gloves know very little about these products, or even don't care!  

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Tag: Child Labor Free, Sustainability

2015 Sustainability Report Release

March 14, 2016

We believe in transparency at Eagle, and want to make it easy for people to see what we are doing and why. As a result, we have created our annual Sustainability Report for 2015 which you can view here.This report details the work we have...

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Christchurch Companies Leading the Way*

October 19, 2015
Three Christchurch businesses are among the first four in New Zealand to be internationally recognized for doing business that creates value beyond the bottom line.
 

Eagle Protect, Ethique, and Global Cycling Adventures have all been...

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