26 May '16, 9pm

@GapInc @hm promote exploitation in their global supply chain

Another day, another searing indictment of the capitalist machine that is “fast fashion” . Ahead of the International Labour Conference in June, the Asia Floor Wage Alliance , an international alliance of trade unions and labor-rights groups, has released a series of reports about human rights and labor abuses in the global supply chain. For the garment sector, the organization chose to highlight Gap and H&M . And its conclusions, suffice to say, are less than flattering. Brands like Gap and H&M, according to the Asia Floor Wage Alliance, “wield the potential to transform working conditions through their supply chains,” yet neither have produced the results to match their claims of social responsibility, supply-chain transparency, and respect for human rights.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/gap-hms-supply-chains-promote-pr...

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