We at Spreadshirt have a great responsibility to our customers and our staff. It is important for us to be aware of actions and their consequences at our headquarters in Leipzig and anywhere else in the world that we communicate to our audience.
Our decisions are always transparent and open to scrutiny: Employees, customers and anyone interested in our conduct are invited to take part. The German word for responsibility is “verantwortung”, so please refer any issues related to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sustainability is close to our heart. We produce environmentally-friendly T-shirts in order to reduce waste and we recycle whenever possible. An important step here was the introduction of our own collection. This makes us proud and gives us the opportunity to exert an influence on the origin and production of the T-shirts we are printing on.
Spreadshirt is based on fairness and honesty. We ensure this by adhering to our Code of Practice. We make sure that our suppliers abide by our code or adhere to similar principles. We strive to conduct fair and legitimate relationships with all of our business partners. When choosing suppliers and merchants, personal relationships or gaining an advantage of some sort is never a decisive factor. All that counts is quality, experience and integrity.
Flat hierarchies, room for creativity and individual influence, as well as an inspiring and relaxed atmosphere make the work environment at Spreadshirt a special one. Our Feel Good Manager, Stephanie, makes sure that working at Spreadshirt is all fun and games. Next to providing a stimulating atmosphere at work, she organizes foosball and table-tennis tournaments, provides free fruit for everyone and initiates social activities. Just like the rest of the personnel department, she always has an open ear for personal requests and questions when it comes to life in Leipzig and work at Spreadshirt.
We believe that the free and open exchange of ideas on products is key to self-expression, even if we might personally disagree with those voices. Therefore, Spreadshirt prints almost all submitted designs whether we as a company or individuals like them or not. Of course, there are also standards that we set for our community. We reject designs violating our community guidelines if they contain illegal content, hate speech, pornography or glorified violence.
We are friends of charitable endeavors, and we donate to acknowledged charitable organizations. This is how we can harness the potential we have as a continuously growing company to support values and things close to our heart. And we never condition our donations on purchases made with our company. We do, however, grant concessionary terms to recognized organizations using print-on-demand apparel to point to social injustices. You can see how we collaborate with people and groups by clicking here.
The COVID-19 crisis is forcing us to step back from everyday life. There’s nothing we can do about this. But we can make the best of it. As long as the health of our employees, community and suppliers is not at risk, we will carry on. We will continue to accept, print and ship your orders. Stay healthy and keep smiling!