Apparel brands respond to investor insight into workforce

Just-Style – Apparel and footwear brands Adidas and H&M are among 90 global companies that have responded to investor calls for more consistent and comparable workforce data, a request aimed at improving the quality of jobs worldwide and helping to tackle inequity and poverty.

Investment group ShareAction, in collaboration with SHARE and RIAA  and a coalition of more than 120 investors managing over US$13 trillion in assets, asked listed companies to disclose information about how they manage risks and harness opportunities in their direct workforce and supply chains as part of its Workforce Disclosure Initiative (WDI).

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