Ethics & Sustainability

Western brands want to manufacture their products at the lowest price they can possibly achieve; but when factories are under constant pressure to manufacture more cheaply, the owners stop investing in critical aspects of their business. And to add insult to injury, the money saved helps to fund ‘greenwashing’ marketing campaigns. The result of this greedy and ignorant attitude is not just an environmental disaster. For the people right at the start of the supply chain, it can lead to large scale abuse of basic rights. On our visits to East Asia, well-lit has witnessed desperately unsafe working environments, zero...

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