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Response by PVH
Author: PVH, Published on: 27 February 2018
At PVH, we see the workers in our supply chain as an extension of our own workforce, and it is vital that they work in a safe environment. We support our suppliers in raising social, health and safety standards, particularly in production countries where workers are most at risk in the workplace...
PVH takes any allegation related to underage workers, verbal harassment, and restrictions on freedom of movement very seriously. We investigate allegations of these issues, and should any allegation be found to be true, PVH requires immediate corrective action from the vendor. While PVH respects ICN and Cividep’s position not to disclose factory names, it can be challenging to effectively remediate the issues raised without such information... To this end, we are in contact with ICN and Cividep to determine any appropriate next steps. Additionally, in order to ensure that these matters are addressed in a collective manner, we are in touch with the other apparel companies named as sourcing from this vendor...
We recognize that migrants face a variety challenges both globally and within India. These challenges do not only relate to living conditions but include the integration of migrants into the factory setting. PVH is committed to working to address these multifaceted and endemic issues through engagement with various stakeholder groups with the understanding that no one stakeholder can make sustainable change alone.
This is a response from the following companies: PVH (Phillips-Van Heusen)