Tag : ethical sourcing
A wake-up call for Bangladeshi manufacturingSubscription
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.
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.
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.
How to navigate Myanmar's ethical mazeSubscription
Myanmar is becoming an increasingly attractive sourcing destination, but retailers should insist strongly on ethical compliance when doing business there
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
Industry urged to do more to protect refugeesSubscription
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.
Retailers demand action on slaverySubscription
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.
Sustainability Scandi-style with Filippa K Subscription
Environmental initiatives have been placed at the core of Swedish brand Filippa K, as founder Filippa Knutsson and sustainability director Elin Larsson explain