August 2017


Much has been made in recent months over the garment and footwear industries’ embrace of a more visible supply chain in the form of a “Transparency Pledge” developed among industry, corporate social responsibility bodies, and workers’ rights advocates. Central to the Transparency Pledge is a commitment to openness as to: authorized  production units and processing facilities; site addresses; parent companies of site operators; products made; and worker numbers at each site. The Transparency Pledge arose,…