Ethics and morales in the supploy chain
Jeremiah S. Bencker
In This paper I will cover how ethics morals and laws impact the people in the supply chain of making clothing. I will cover how the introduction of labor unions has impacted the working conditions and the lives of the workers in the garment making industry. I will also go over what you as a consumer can do to ensure that the products you buy are not adding to the problem.
Ethics and Morales in the Supply Chain of Making a T-Shirt
The apparel industry has historically relied on a contracting system that has allowed brand-name companies to eschew legal liability for the working conditions of those who actually sew their garments. A race to the …show more content…
H&M, the largest clothing producer in Bangladesh, was one of the first international retailers to agree to sign a labor-backed proposal that requires the public disclosure of factory-inspection results and for companies to finance renovations and repairs, among other things. Among U, S.-based retailers, Abercrombie & Fitch is the only one so far to have agreed to the plan. Wal-Mart announced its own plan that includes inspections of the factories that it uses and to publicly release the results. (O'Donnell & Mitchell, 2013) As a consumer it can be an uphill battle to ensure you