25 Nov 2021
Naughty or nice list 2021
In 2021, the Naughty or Nice List is about brands’ progress towards paying a living wage.
This would lift the women who make our clothes, and their families, out of poverty.
Which brands have made a real commitment to a living wage, and who is lagging behind?
Latest Living Wage Milestone
Congratulations to Best & Less, Country Road, David Jones and Hanes (Bonds) on their progress towards ensuring the payment of living wages to garment workers in their supply chains! The brands just publicly committed to separate out – or ringfence – labour costs in price negotiations with their suppliers, for the women who make our clothes.
New report: Shopping for a Bargain
This week we released our new research report, Shopping for a Bargain. It’s the first detailed investigation of its kind, examining the purchasing practices of leading fashion retailers operating in Australia. Despite their commitments to ethical fashion, few big brands are living up to them, keeping the women who make our clothes in poverty.
Big W step towards a living wage
Big W Australia has announced the next step in their commitment to a living wage, by joining Action Collaboration Transformation (ACT) – a global initiative bringing together brands and unions to work towards living wages for the women who make our clothes, through collective bargaining.
Naughty or nice list 2019
In 2019, the Naughty or Nice List is about brands’ commitment to paying a living wage, which would lift the women who make our clothes, and their families, out of poverty. Which brands have made a real commitment and who is lagging behind?
Best&Less start their journey to pay a living wage
Best&Less have made a strong commitment to pay living wages throughout their supply chains.
What She Makes turns 2!
Now, after two years – and the actions of thousands of people across the country – a lot has changed for the better.
Factory X commit to pay a living wage
We’re excited to share that Factory X — who own Dangerfield, Alannah Hill, Jack London and Gorman and more — have made a real commitment to ensuring the women who make our clothes are paid a living wage!