Primark joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative
16 May 2018
Primark has become a Participant in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative, which is aiming to radically redesign the fashion industry by creating a circular economy for fashion around the world. This represents one part of Primark’s environmental sustainability programme which it is undertaking to reduce its impact on the environment.
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Statement on mohair
15 May 2018
We are not selling any products containing mohair and we will not be ordering any in the future.
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Support provided by Primark since the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh
13 April 2018
Paul Lister, responsible for Primark’s Ethical Trade and Environmental Sustainability Team, said: “Five years on from the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, Primark continues to support those who were affected and over the period has contributed a total of over $14 million in aid and compensation. In June 2017 Primark signed the 2018 Transition Accord, reaffirming Primark’s commitment to collaborate with other brands, factory owners, NGOs, trade unions and the Government of Bangladesh to bring about sustainable positive change in the Bangladeshi garment industry.”
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Primark publishes Global Sourcing Map
07 February 2018
A Primark spokesperson said: “We can confirm we have published information about the factories which manufacture products for Primark on our website.
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Primark Wins Three Awards, including the coveted Grand Prix Award, at the Retail Week Supply Chain Awards
29 September 2017
Primark scooped a hat trick of awards for its Sustainable Cotton Programme at the Hermes Retail Week Supply Chain Awards, which took place in London on 28th September.
Primark won The BluJay International Supply Chain Project Award, the Sustainability Award and the overall ‘Grand Prix’ Award, which recognises the company that the judges felt is leading the way for Supply Chain innovation in the retail sector.
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Primark introduces first products made with cotton from its Sustainable Cotton Programme
09 August 2017
Primark has announced the launch of its first sustainable cotton products – women’s pyjamas - using cotton purchased directly from female farmers participating in its Sustainable Cotton Programme. The range of sixteen different women’s pyjamas will go on sale across Primark’s stores as sustainable cotton becomes a permanent fixture in Primark stores. With women’s pyjamas being one of Primark’s best-selling products, the move represents a significant step towards the brand achieving its long-term ambition of sustainably sourced cotton across its supply chain.
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