How Levi’s is proving that a sustainable supply chain can be profitable

by Infor Retail October 11, 2016 Supply Chain

For Levi’s, responsible sourcing and retail growth go hand-in-hand

Fast fashion is one of the most profitable trends in retail today, and a business model that many retailers aim to emulate—but creating a supply chain that can take apparel from runway to showroom floor in a matter of weeks often comes at the cost of subpar working conditions, environmentally damaging operations, and even illegal business practices.

By taking a took a closer look at its global supply chain, Levi Strauss & Co. is proving that growing profitability doesn’t have to come at the cost of ethical responsibility. The global denim outfitter is finding a happy medium between growth and sustainability with a new line of WaterLess jeans, which use up to 96% less water and cost five cents less to produce.

Head over to the GT Nexus blog to read more about how Levi’s is partnering with suppliers and communities to keep costs low and quality high through responsible retailing.

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