Reports

As You Sow has produced over two dozen reports on a wide range of issues. Click a report subject below to navigate.



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Toward a Safe, Just Workplace: Apparel Supply Chain Compliance Programs

— July 10th 2010

More than a decade ago, apparel companies began to adopt vendor codes of conduct to avoid risks associated with sweatshop conditions in their supply chains. But it's been unclear which major brands actually adopted substantive policies and programs to address this daunting issue. "Toward a Safe, Just Workplace: Apparel Supply …

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Best Current Practices in Purchasing: The Apparel Industry

— July 10th 2010

For the past 15 years, many apparel companies have been actively monitoring their supply chains. Throughout, the majority has looked to factory owners and managers to make changes in factory conditions and operations to comply with local laws and meet brand compliance requirements. To meet requirements, demands were placed on …