Ethical threads: corporate social responsibility in the Australian garment industry

Corporate social responsibility Australia

This research is the first comprehensive investigation of the Australian garment sector’s attitude to, and knowledge of, corporate responsibility in relation to labour rights. The report documents both the opportunities and the challenges facing the sector in demonstrating responsible and sustainable business practice. The study also documents Australian garment companies’ awareness of working conditions, laws, regulations and voluntary mechanisms and includes industry recommendations for improving both compliance and socially responsible practice.

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