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Cotton On top performing fashion retailer of 2017: Report
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May '17
Courtesy: Cotton On Group
Courtesy: Cotton On Group
Cotton On Group has become the top performing fashion retailer of 2017 in Australia, says a fashion report. The recognition solidifies the Group’s commitment to ethical and sustainable retailing, highlighting the steps it takes towards ensuring a safe, fair and sustainable environment in which its products are being sourced and manufactured.

The Ethical fashion report by Baptist World Aid (BWA) grades companies on the efforts put in for a transparent and eco-friendly working condition. The research team assesses each company’s labour rights management system according to 40 specific criteria. These assessments consider three critical stages of the supply chain as a proxy for the entire supply chain: raw materials, inputs production and final manufacturing.

"The environment in which our products are made and the materials used to make them form a critical part of our ethical responsibility – it’s just the right way to do business," Cotton On Group’s ethical sourcing manager David Nesbitt said.

"Over the last five years, we have worked closely with BWA to build on the strength of our existing ethical sourcing programme, allowing us to sense check and continually enhance our programmes with a focus on end-to-end mapping of our suppliers," added Nesbitt. "We know we are on a continuous road to improvement and are committed to an ever-better supply chain for the long haul."

The Group’s ethical sourcing programme, including its 14 Rules to trade, has been in existence since 2009 and governs the sourcing, manufacturing and supply of products. Adherence to this code of conduct relies on the strength of the relationships the Group holds with its suppliers – some of which have been partners of the business for over 20 years. (RR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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