Puma signs Bangladesh safety agreementJuly 2013
German sport & lifestyle brand Puma has signed the Bangladesh Fire and Safety Agreement set up by global trade union IndustryAll to ensure that the company’s six supplier factories in Bangladesh adhere to high standards of social and working conditions, ensuring the safety and health of its workers.
Puma’s Chief Commercial Officer Stefano Caroti pointed out that through signing the agreement Puma’s supplier factories will have to undergo independent safety inspections and audit reports will be made public. Carrying out repairs and renovations that result from the independent inspections are mandatory for the supplier.
Puma sources 11% of its apparel products from six supplier factories in Bangladesh. All Puma suppliers in Bangladesh were A to B+-rated after having been audited by Puma’s team.
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