Who made our uniforms? U.K. Public Sector Apparel Procurement: Ensuring Transparency and Respect for Human RightsFriday, September 28th, 2018
A new report by CORE and ICAR reveals that that a third of companies that have supplied uniforms for UK public sector workers, including the armed forces and prison officers, have not reported on what they are doing to tackle slavery in their supply chains. The report, ‘Who Made Our Uniforms?’ reveals that few contractors supplying uniforms and specialist safety clothing to the UK public sector are transparent about their ethical standards and international suppliers. It recommends that the UK Government take significant steps to ensure its contractors are more transparent and are meeting their responsibilities to respect human rights.
Read the full report here.