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Company Response

11 Mar 2020


Inditex's response

... We take the information published in the report very seriously... [and] have taken the following actions...:

Actions taken at the Workplace level

  • We continue to conduct thorough due diligence across our supply chain in China through our internal teams and expert external partners to ensure the absence of forced labour...
  • ... Inditex does not have commercial relations with any factory located in Xinjiang.

Actions at Community level

  • Since 2017, we have been working on a Public Private Partnership with the International Labour Organization to enhance human and labour rights... including the prevention of Forced Labour. China is... involved... [in] the project [which runs] in different provinces such as Hebei, Shandong, Hubei and Anhui...

Actions at Industry Level

  • This is an industry-wide issue and we continue to engage on this issue with relevant stakeholders... to further understand the issues... to create leverage and develop the best solutions for workers...

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