In reaction to Fibre2Fashion’s e mail to Pentland asking how the enterprise intends to assistance its suppliers all through the latest crisis, a Pentland spokesperson explained, ” We endorse the contact to action initiative convened by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to handle COVID-19 impact on the international garment sector and, as a founding member of ACT (Action, Transformation, Collaboration), we have dedicated to paying for goods made for Pentland Brand names and so we will go on this all through the COVID-19 pandemic.”
“We have also been doing the job alongside one another with our suppliers on any rephasing of orders and looking to mitigate impact and, in some instances, our suppliers have switched to making PPE/Covid-19 associated goods,” the spokesperson included.
The enterprise, which owns Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, Ellesse, Boxfresh, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Pink or Dead makes, has also shared market very best follow guidance with its suppliers. Throughout the COVID-19 international pandemic, “the safety and wellbeing of people doing the job inside our source chain, and the communities in which we function, carries on to be of the utmost relevance to us and at Pentland Brand names we are by now having action,” it included.
“We worth our partnerships with our suppliers and in numerous instances have extended standing interactions, which we have held around numerous many years, and we are doing the job alongside one another to assist them navigate by way of this tricky period of time and to reassure them of our extended-term motivation to them,” the spokesperson concluded.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RKS)