01 Mar '12, 10am

Target Draws a Line in the Sand, Bans Sandblasted Jeans

Target Draws a Line in the Sand, Bans Sandblasted Jeans

For advocacy organizations including the Clean Clothes Campaign , Target’s decision is a victory for those who want to see the more hazardous garment manufacturing processes disappear in favor of safer and more humane techniques. Meanwhile Target’s managers are committed to working with organizations like the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Natural Resources Defense Council to work on improving its supply chain. With the recent signals that apparel manufacturers have sent to stakeholders that they are serious about responsible sourcing , Target’s decision is welcome news because corporate social responsibility is more than scoring environmental points. After all, that “S” in CSR stands for social

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