Position Paper Embedding Due Diligence
March 10th 2021 - The global apparel industry is an industry of more than 1.5 trillion US dollars. It is widely dispersed geographically and taking the full supply chain, it is also one of the largest employers, employing some 60 million workers worldwide.One the one hand, the industry supports the lives of millions of workers and their families. At the same time, the industry is under increased scrutiny due to the many challenges pertaining to the industry related to unsustainable production methods and overproduction, questioning the legitimacy of the industry. The current crisis caused by Covid 19 has further revealed the challenges of the business model and the fashion industry when it comes to sustainability.