In recent years, big brand companies have competed to adopt far-reaching sustainability goals. They are now racing to drive these commitments into their core operations as well as through their global supply chains. This report analyzes the issues and impact of this accelerating trend on the environmental and social practices of consumer goods manufacturers in China. It offers recommendations for buyers to improve vendor practices beyond codes of practice. And it identifies information gaps for future research.
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