Levi’s: Upholding the supplier code of conduct

Sustainability issues in the clothing industry bring to mind harsh working conditions in emerging countries. We think about collapsing factories and disasters like Rana Plaza. Engaging the supply chain in responsible production practices and compliance is not an easy task. Twenty years ago Levi’s established a code of conduct for its suppliers. It continues to seek and deploy partnership programs with suppliers that benefit everyone – Levi’s, the supplier, factory workers and the environment.

“When we step back and look at the broader world of sustainability, how do we grow our revenues while reducing our environmental and social impacts?”