Sustainability Issues

Unauthorised Subcontracting: The Supply Chain Risk On The Rise

We take a look at the risk of unauthorised subcontracting and why the current global political instability and trade wars are resulting in a paradox between intention and reality.

Last year the State of Fashion report placed ‘radical transparency’ as one of the top ten trends for 2019 and saw more brands pushing transparency further up their list of priorities

However, with the fallout from the US-China trade disputes continuing to unfold and the predicted disruptions that Brexit will cause to trade flows between the UK and Europe, 2020 is likely to see even more supply chain flexibility and instability, spelling very bad news for any hopes of improving ethical standa…

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Harriet Radford

Associate Editor at Common Objective