Primark won ‘Best contribution to corporate responsibility’at the 2016 CIPS SM awards
Primark won ‘Best contribution to corporate responsibility’at the 2016 CIPS SM awards

Empowering women in the supply chain

Budget fashion retailer Primark was the deserving winner of the ‘Best contribution to corporate responsibility award’ with its sustainable cotton programme – a plan that aimed to have a radical effect on the company’s cotton supply chain.

The initiative, launched in 2013 in partnership with CottonConnect and the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), aimed to support women from traditionally male-dominated farming communities in Gujarat, India, as well as to help introduce sustainable farming methods, improve cotton yields and increase incomes.

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