Kristen Le Mesurier, at the Sydney Herald, has a thought provosking examination of transparency in manufacturing. As consumers become more aware of environmental issues, will they want more information as to how their products end up on their shelves? Some companies are going very public with their supply chain. Icebreaker, from New Zealand, has streaming, online video detailing how and where their products are made.
We may find that some companies are resistent to handing out their supply chain info. As
Le Mesurier puts it:
“Who wants their consumers to know how they can afford to charge as little as $20 for the t-shirt that was sourced, made and shipped all over the world?”
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