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[PDF] Toward a Safe, Just Workplace: Apparel Supply Chain Compliance Programs

Author: As You Sow, Published on: 1 November 2010

The report provides detailed, analogous data on supplier standards compliance and initiatives in ten key areas: code of conduct, auditing, remediation, scorecard, preferred suppliers, continuous improvement, purchasing, collaboration, management accountability, and transparency... The survey was circulated to 33 of the largest apparel brands and retailers by market capitalization traded on U.S. bond and equity exchanges of which 15 companies responded. The report is based on company-supplied data. Five of the companies based their responses on their apparel business, the others based it on their entire supply chains and estimated what percentage of that was devoted to apparel...[companies rated: American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor, Columbia Sportswear, Gap, Gildan Activewear, Hanesbrands, J.C. Penney, Jones Apparel, Levi Strauss, Liz Claiborne, Nordstrom, Target, Under Armour, VF Corp, Wal-Mart]

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Related companies: American Eagle Outfitters Ann Taylor Columbia Sportswear J.C. Penney Jones Group Liz Claiborne (part of J.C. Penney) Target Under Armour VF Corp