“Primark Sheds Light on Supply Chain with Global Sourcing Map Tool” – Sustainable Brands – February 16, 2018

On February 16, 2018 Sustainable Brands reported that “Primark, a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, has developed a new online tool that is helping usher in a new era of transparency for the retailer. The Global Sourcing Map allows consumers to access information about the 1071 factories and suppliers that make up the company’s supply chain.

The sourcing map features information about Primark’s suppliers’ factories in 31 countries, including the names, addresses, number of workers and gender split of the workforce at each. To be included on the map, factories must have produced products for Primark for at least a year and be an established supplier.

The move builds on Primark’s previous efforts to promote social and environmental sustainability in its supply chain. In addition to signing onto the Bangladesh Accord, the company has developed a Sustainable Cotton Program and as a member of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program has committed to phasing out the use of certain chemicals in its supply chain by 2020.”

You may read the article on the Sustainable Brands internet site.