Primark expands Sustainable Cotton Programme into second major sourcing country
21 September 2018
One year on from the launch of its first range of cotton products using sustainable cotton grown by independent farmers in Gujarat, Northern India, Primark is expanding its Sustainable Cotton Programme into Pakistan, one of the key sourcing countries for cotton.
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Primark own-brand cosmetics officially certified cruelty free
11 July 2018
We are proud to announce that own-brand cosmetics at Primark have been awarded coveted Leaping Bunny status by Cruelty Free International, the gold standard certification programme for products that are free from animal testing.
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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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