25 years after social responsibility in the apparel and textile industry came into existence, has it really made a difference
Social Compliance is an important reality in assessing and continuous maintenance, to maintaining a vendor matrix which matches today’s global retail brand’s corporate governance mandate. It sets a framework in which the factory environment is safe, minimum standards for basics rights are enforced and maintained.
The Vendor Code of Conducts intend is to ensure all vendors who manufacture your brands apparel or fashion product met a minimum level of Social Accountability and Compliance. The Code of Conduct is a means to constitute an agreement with the vendor that they will meet a minimum standard within the Code and Conduct and are responsible to constantly maintain that standard within their organisation.
China established the 2-day weekend in 1995, in November 2015 the State Administration and Tourism department proposed and have being mulling over ever since an extended weekend to 2.5 days, with the 40-hour work week maintained.