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Inditex response

Thank you for…giving us the opportunity to comment on the story by Facing Finance. We want to first iterate Inditex’ position on human rights and living conditions of workers within the supply chain that it has zero tolerance of any related infringement of its Code of Conduct for Manufacturers and Suppliers. This Code sets out the principles of the OECD, the Ethical Trading Initiative Base Code, the principles of the UN Global Compact and, among others, a number of conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Inditex’ Code of Conduct is a practical tool used to monitor its whole supply chain to continue improving textile industry standards globally. We have a 'hands on' approach to sustainability and the joint work that Inditex maintains with the international trade union IndustriALL, by means of the Global Framework Agreement signed in 2007, is a crucial part of this. This agreement protects the interests of all workers…establishing better standards in matters of trade union rights, health, safety and environmental practices, among others…

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