Ethical Consumer surveyed over 25 of the UK's leading clothes shops and named M&S as the most ethical high street retailer for clothing.
Ethical Consumer is the UK's leading ethical and environmental magazine, examining the ethical and environmental track record of the companies behind everyday products and services from bread to banks. For more information visit the Ethical Consumer website:
In 2007 we launched Plan A which covers over 180 specific commitments to tackle social and environmental issues. We provide annual updates on progress which is independently assured details of which can be found here. In recognition of our efforts, we’ve received over 100 awards covering all aspects of sustainability.
We’re proud that our efforts in the clothing supply chain have been recognised in this ranking. However, we know there is much more that needs to be done and we will continue to strive for improvement in standards that you can trust to ensure people and the environment can both thrive.
At M&S we source responsibly from over 2,000 suppliers around the world, and over 81,000 people work for us in the UK and worldwide. To find out more about how our materials are responsibly sourced visit loving the planet.
For more detailed information on how we trade ethically, ensure high standards of animal welfare, approach managing chemicals and our Plan A commitments visit:
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