Japan: Fast Retailing announces it will make its supply chain public "as soon as possible"

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In an interview with the NIkkei Shimbun, President Yanai of Fast Retailing announced that the company would make its suppliers public "as soon as possible", in an effort to ensure that forced labour and other violations were prevented. Fast Retailing owns the popular apparel brands Uniqlo and GU.

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25 June 2017

Japan: Uniqlo publishes list of main suppliers

Author: Fast Retailing

Uniqlo, one of the main brands of Fast Retailling, has published a list of their "Core Partner Factories". There is no similar list for GU, the other main apparel brand of Fast Retailing.

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Author: 日経新聞

衣料品会社ユニクロを運営するファーストリテイリングは製造委託する取引先のリストを公開する。中国やバングラデシュなどで取引している縫製工場を開示する。取引先企業が健全な労働環境を維持していることについて委託元として配慮する姿勢を示す。欧米各社の間でも消費者の目を意識し、リストを開示する動きが広がっていることから方針を転換する。

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