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MAKING WORKPLACES FAIRER

Improving workplace conditions and using renewable energy has improved the quality of this clothing manufacturer.

Textile and clothing manufacturers need to be conscious of working conditions, including the physical state of factories and their treatment of employees, to maintain the integrity of their reputations in the industry that originated the ‘sweatshop’ tag.

Supply Chain

Between 2002-2004 serious allegations about the exploitative labour practices were levelled at a North American based apparel maker

Code of Conduct

The company underwent an externally verified remediation process to improve practices at its production sites, marking the start of the company's development of best-in-class ESG practices within its industry

Biomass Energy System

To convert selected packaging and production off-cuts to help power its factories. Improving energy efficiency and reducing overheads

The company has achieved success through the quality of its products and its ability to control costs, and continues to work on improving employee satisfaction and increasing staff retention and productivity. This, combined with efficient energy usage, enables the company to consistently produce appealing garments at lower prices. Having dominated the North American screenprint market, the clothing manufacturer’s future growth is likely to be sourced from three main channels: direct screenprint, international screenprint and retail.

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