This new twist in the Uyghur case demonstrates (or rather confirms) 3 trends:
- current textile supply chains are complex and opaque;
- the responsibility of brands can no longer be confined to their direct suppliers;
- more than ever, they are expected to take action by civil society but also by political institutions in terms of transparency and action.
Identifying and mapping supply chains is a first step towards meeting these three challenges…
Shall we go?