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Free Open-Source Tool Aims to Map Every Apparel Factory in the World

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Garment supply chains can be confoundingly opaque, making labor and environmental abuses impossible to detect. A new online tool, on the other hand, wants to shed some light on the issue. How? By mapping every single clothing and textile manufacturer in the world. Now in beta, the free-to-use Open Apparel Registry (OAR) seeks to become…

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