M&S endorses supply-chain transparency

Good to see M&S taking further steps towards product social responsibility...based on the best driver of all...consumer demand...

In Clothing

  • 87% said retailers have a responsibility to ensure that products they sell are manufactured in a fair and humane way.
  • 52% said they are more concerned by issues relating to ethical sourcing e.g. working conditions in factories, than they were 5 years ago.
  • 31% said they had decided not to buy an item of clothing because they felt concerned about where it had come from or under what conditions it had been made.
  • 78% said they would like to know more about the way clothes are made e.g. the conditions in the factories where they come from and the use of chemicals in their manufacture.