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Company Response

22 Apr 2024

Nike's response to 'Who pays for the crisis' tracker allegations - March 2024


As the global economy fluctuated during the Covid-19 pandemic, we worked with our suppliers to ensure they complied with Nike’s Code of Conduct and Code Leadership standards along with local law and emerging guidance from government on the provision of wages, benefits and severance.

[The full response is attached]

Part of the following timelines

Philippines: Around 4000 garment workers retrenched from five factories due to global recession; incl. co. responses

Indonesia: Multiple garment factories lay off workers amid reduced or non-existent buyer orders; incl. co. responses

Indonesia: Factory forced to close due to impact of pandemic & order decline; incl. co. responses

Indonesia: Over 3,000 garment workers laid off as factory ceases operations, after brands reduce orders; incl. co. responses

Vietnam: Reduced working hours & mass layoffs reported at PouYuen Vietnam; incl. co. responses

China: Workers at Jiaxing Quang Vietnam report reduced working hours & wages, linked to reduced orders; incl. co. responses

China: Over 1000 workers strike over compensation owed following factory closure; incl. co. non-response

Sri Lanka: Brandix Essentials shuts down after workers demand full bonuses, reporting falling orders; incl. co .responses