11 Dec '12, 1pm

Levi’s, Major Denim Brands Embroiled in Mexican Water-Pollution Scandal: Following a string of clothing manufact...

Levi’s, Major Denim Brands Embroiled in Mexican Water-Pollution Scandal: Following a string of clothing manufact...

Mexico, Terras adds, is a classic tale of big brands hiding behind a culture of secrecy, particularly where industry is concerned. Information about companies’ permits to discharge effluent and government inspections are typically classified as confidential, for instance. “For all their grandiose statements about restoring the environment and doing what’s good for the planet, Levi’s uses suppliers that are polluting Mexican rivers,” he says.

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