Levi’s is expanding upon its promise to improve the lives of the workers who make its jeans.
During a chat at the 2016 Fashion Technology Forum in Brooklyn, NY, Levi’s President and CEO Chip Bergh announced the expansion of the company’s worker well-being program, which launched in 2011 with the intention of creating a more sustainable and humane supply chain.
First piloted at five plants, Levi’s plans to roll out the well-being program to its entire supply chain over the next decade, affecting some 300,000 of its workers. The program currently reaches about 100,000 of its workers in countries like India, Bangladesh, Egypt and Haiti.
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