H&M, Muji, Uniqlo and Adidas under scrutiny over Chinese “forced labour” supply chain

January 14, 2020 EcoVadis FR


A new report detailing the alleged use of forced labour at Chinese cotton production plants has brought Western fashion brands and their supply chains under renewed scrutiny.

Adidas, H&M and Gap were described by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) as among those at the end of supply chains beginning in China’s northwest region of Xinjiang.

According to the WSJ’s investigation, Xinjiang residents are routinely forced into programmes to supply workers to local factories.


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