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Kathmandu on why you should examine your supply chain

Corporate social responsibility

Kathmandu on why you should examine your supply chain

In June, Kathmandu became the first company in the Southern Hemisphere to achieve accreditation from the Fair Labor Association (FLA) alongside brands like Patagonia and Nike. But Kathmandu’s corporate social responsibility manager Gary Shaw says some apparel companies approach supply chain transparency from a “box-ticking” perspective because they’re scared of what they might find if they take a harder look.

Reputation management

Kathmandu Takapuna came under fire last month when the company was discovered destroying stock and sending it to landfill. The conversation that was ignited on social media and Kathmandu's subsequent responses are a masterclass in how not to navigate the online battlefield that all retailers are now faced with.