ASOS, Anti-Slavery International signed a 3-year cooperation agreement
Under the new agreement, Anti-Slavery International will advise ASOS on the development of the next phase of its modern anti-slavery strategy.
It will be a core part of an upcoming human rights strategy, to be unveiled later next year as part of its 2030 ‘Fashion with Integrity’ program, according to an ASOS press release.
UK-based fashion brand ASOS and Anti-Slavery International recently signed a three-year partnership to assist the fashion brand in carrying out its ambitious ‘Fashion with Integrity’ program. me. The London-based NGO has served as ASOS’s ‘important friend’ since 2017, providing advice, guidance and critique on ethical trade and addressing slavery. modern rule.
The launch of the ASOS program ”Fashion with Integrity” last September follows the implementation of Anti-Slavery International’s five-year strategy, which focuses on ending child slavery; responsible business; migration and human trafficking; and modern slavery and climate change.
Before 2025, a core priority of Anti-Nlavery International’s focus on responsible business is to put in place stronger regulatory frameworks to address global systems that permit forced labor in the workplace. supply chain.
This requires ensuring that people have a right to decent work and that companies have an obligation to take meaningful action to eliminate slavery in the supply chain; and enhance access to remedy and justice for workers, especially those in situations of slavery and forced labor.
Best practices and lessons from ASOS will be used as an evidence base in NGO advocacy and advocacy, helping to drive legislative improvements that protect those in or vulnerable to traumatized by modern slavery. ASOS will also be given the opportunity to support change across the industry alongside Anti-Slavery International.
In addition, each year the partnership will focus on one or more of the NGO’s intersecting strategic areas on ending child slavery, migration and human trafficking, as well as modern slavery and climate change. climate change.
Fiber2 Fashion News Desk (DS)