The welfare of the people who make products for Primark matters to us. Whether they’re making t-shirts in Bangladesh, socks in Turkey or jewellery in India, we expect wages to be fair and working conditions safe. Primark does not own factories. We require every supplier and factory to commit to meet internationally recognised standards. Read about how we work with suppliers and factories to check whether these standards are being met.Read more - PEOPLE & PRODUCTION
The lifecycle of a Primark product involves many stages which can affect the planet. We strive to minimise this impact wherever we can. Whether it’s the cotton that goes into our t-shirts, the dyes used by factories or the way our products are transported and sold in-store. Find out about the steps we are taking to reduce our environmental footprint.Read more - PLANET
Every factory that manufactures products for Primark must commit to meeting internationally recognised standards before we place an order. We do not own factories and are very selective about who we work with. Once on our approved factory list, it’s the job of our Ethical Trade and Environmental Sustainability Team, a group of more than 100 experts based in key sourcing countries, to monitor compliance.
In this section you will find information on the Primark Code of Conduct, the programmes and policies we have in place to positively impact standards within the garment and textile industry, and our annual statement on the Modern Slavery Act.
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 one in three women’s pyjamas in the UK bought from Primark, the move represents a significant step towards the brand achieving its long-term ambition of sustainably sourced cotton across its supply chain.Read more