Tesco to ban Uzbek cotton in response to child labour abuses

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation, Published on: 15 January 2008

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) applaud Tesco’s breakthrough decision following ongoing discussions with the campaigning group to place a ban on all cotton sourced from Uzbekistan for its clothing range, homeware and corporate purchases...Alongside a ban on raw cotton from Uzbekistan, Tesco...has also announced its intention to implement a system to monitor its supply chain, thereby introducing far greater transparency and traceability in the clothing and textiles process.

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