26 Mar '14, 9pm

Did this seriously just happen to Gap?

Did this seriously just happen to Gap?

Well, here’s a plot twist we didn’t see coming: H&M , Levi Strauss , and the Gap just made Ethisphere Institute’s “Most Ethical Companies” list for 2014. The third is the most surprising. This past January, the Public Eye Awards jury named Gap—which also owns the Old Navy , Banana Republic , Athleta , and Intermix brands—the worst corporation of 2013 for its “steadfast [refusal] to contribute to effective reforms in the textile industry.” One of the top purchasers of clothing in Bangladesh, the American retailer has frequently come under fire for its refusal to sign the legally binding Accord on Fire and Building Safety , choosing instead to align itself with an alternative plan, one that trade unions and labor advocates have largely denounced as a “corporate-controlled sham agreement.”

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/gap-hm-levis-named-worlds-most-e...

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