Practical Solutions to Complex Problems

The Danish Ethical Trading Initiative was established in 2008 and has grown in to a strong organisation that operate across a range of sectors. 

Multi-stakeholder collaboration

DIEH is a nationwide organisation whose purpose is, through cooperation between different stakeholders, on a non-profit basis, to promote international trade that respects human- and labour rights, environmental considerations and contributes to global sustainable development by strengthening members’ efforts in ethical trade.

Sustainable Development across internationl trade
Our goal is to advance and promote international trade in accordance with human – and labour rights, and to facilitate companies and organisations in their efforts to foster a sustainable development in developing countries and growth economies.

We uphold International guidelines
Throughout our work, we contribute to the integration of international principles and guidelines such as UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; ISO 26000, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and UN Global Compact