The price of fashion


Does the fashion industry take advantage of poor people around the world?

What is the responsibility of companies that operate in developing countries? The disaster in the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh in 2013 highlights the issue.

This is the response from Primark on its website to accusations of poor practices.

For more details, watch this longer documentary…

However, Primark also promotes its corporate social responsibility with its involvement in initiatives such as the HERproject.

Find out more about Primark’s ethics

…and its involvement in the HERproject here…

Find out more about Primark on the Business Case Studies website.

Learn about the life-cycle of a t-shirt on TED-Ed

What is the role of consumers like us?

What’s the history of consumerism?

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