A Movement To Reform Fashion
8-12-21 – Next publicly discloses all of its Tier 1 suppliers – its cut and sew factories – per its commitment to the Transparency Pledge. The company has also disclosed its tier 2 suppliers, which refers to fabric producers. Next thus receives a yellow slash for its progress towards Go Transparent.
To receive a “YES” for Action 3 on the PayUp Fashion Tracker, it must a) additionally disclose its tier 3 (yarn and fiber mills) and tier 4 (raw materials) suppliers; b) disclose the wages of the lowest-earning workers at each factory and c) share audit and remediation reports publicly, and make these findings available to the garment workers in the audited factories.
SIGN ENFORCEABLE CONTRACTS
10-11-21 – Next signs onto the new International Accord on fire and building safety, agreeing to individual brand accountability, an independent Secretariat to oversee the Accord, and expansion into new garment-producing countries. For their commitment, they get a yellow slash under Sign Enforceable Agreements to indicate they’ve met some conditions of this demand. They are also on the positive side of our Accord Tracker.
PAYUP FASHION 7 ACTIONS