Boohoo received good ESG ratings despite exploitation of modern slavery in its supply chain

The Manchester-based online fast-fashion retailer Boohoo has launched an independent review of its domestic supply chain after the Sunday Times published an investigation affirming that workers manufacturing its products at a factory in Leichester were paid less than half the minimum wage set by the British law. Additionally, the company…

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International supply chains have been linked to Uighurs forced labor and human rights violation

Several investigations carried out in the last year by The New York Times, Wall Street Journals, and government agencies like the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, have revealed human rights violations enacted by the Chinese government to the detriment of the Uighur population in the Xinjiang region, located in the northwest…

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Manufacturing companies are converting production plants in response to Covid-19

During the coronavirus pandemic, corporations have been reacting to ensure business continuity, find new systems to generate revenues, as well as to contribute to the health crisis. A worldwide phenomenon of companies reconverting production facilities and R&D capabilities to support the fight against Covid-19 has been witnessed across industries. In…

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