Primark is proud to announce that it has joined the United Nations’ Fashion Charter (UNFCCC), supporting the Charter’s net-zero ambition and committing to a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030.
Primark is announcing today a further substantial commitment to suppliers, pledging to pay our garment suppliers in full for all outstanding finished garments and to utilise or pay for any finished fabric liabilities.
Primark firmly endorses today’s announcement from the UN’s International Labour Organisation calling for urgent collaboration between stakeholders to support garment industry workers across the world affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Primark extends its commitment to support its suppliers, agreeing to take some £370m of additional products both finished and in production
Primark announces today that it is now able to commit to pay for some £370m of additional orders for product over and above the £1.5bn of stock in stores, depots and in transit. This means it will now take all product that was both in production and finished, and planned for handover by 17 April.
Primark is donating care packs filled with 74,000 products including underwear, leggings, t-shirts, footwear, and towels for NHS frontline staff working at the UK’s new NHS Nightingale Hospital in London, boxed and delivered by Primark volunteers.
Following the global covid-19 health crisis Primark announces today that it has established a fund to cover the wages component of orders that have been cancelled.