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US drafts a bill to improve supply chain transparency

by Mareyah Bhatti, Jan 21
1 minute read

A new bill has been presented in the US, requiring “transparency of at least 50% of the goods sold from raw materials to shipping regarding their environmental impact”.

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So what?

If the bill is passed, it would ensure that many industries – including the fashion industry – are forced to reevaluate their operations. Issues such as forced labour which are usually hidden in a supply chain, will be revealed.

Self-regulation definitely isn’t a solution, but this new bill has the potential to drive efforts to improve industry operations and ultimately positively transform supply chains.



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