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Tag : ethical sourcing

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  • Bangladesh garment factory workers protesting in February 2017

    A wake-up call for Bangladeshi manufacturingSubscription

    Features13 March 2017

    A cloud hung over the second annual Dhaka Apparel Summit last month, after reports of police brutality against protesting garment workers in Bangladesh shocked the world. 

  • Myanmar factory worker

    How to navigate Myanmar's ethical mazeSubscription

    Features10 July 2017

    Myanmar is becoming an increasingly attractive sourcing destination, but retailers should insist strongly on ethical compliance when doing business there

  • Child worker in a Turkish factory

    Industry urged to do more to protect refugeesSubscription

    News7 November 2017

    The fashion industry needs to go further to prevent the exploitation of Syrian refugees in Turkish supply chains, a report from the British and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) has found.

  • Fashion SVP

    Industry Insight: In sourcing, price is not the only kingSubscription

    Comment15 November 2017

    2018 will bring intensification of the pressures on sourcing but the solution lies in closer partnerships, says Buzz Carter, event director at London manufacturing and sourcing event Fashion SVP

  • cotton farmer Fashion Revolution 2018 transparency index manufacturing

    How far has transparency progressed since Rana Plaza?Subscription

    Features30 April 2018

    Five years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, Drapers examines whether the fashion industry has stepped up its efforts to improve supply chain transparency, and how it can benefit brands and retailers.

  • svp2

    Denim a hit despite modest visitor numbers at Fashion SVPSubscription

    News28 June 2018

    The new denim area proved popular with buyers at this season’s edition of manufacturing trade show Fashion SVP. However exhibitors reported lighter footfall than anticipated.

  • Bangladesh

    Retailers demand action on slaverySubscription

    News2 July 2018

    Marks & Spencer, Clarks and Tesco have joined the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in calling for government to take stronger action to eliminate slavery in the supply chain.

  • Filippa K

    Sustainability Scandi-style with Filippa K Subscription

    Features3 July 2018

    Environmental initiatives have been placed at the core of Swedish brand Filippa K, as founder Filippa Knutsson and sustainability director Elin Larsson explain