Force Majeure and Covid-19: A Guide for Suppliers in the Garment Industry

Image: Getty Images Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, some brands and retailers have cancelled and refuse to pay for orders by claiming that Covid-19 constitutes an event of force majeure. But what is force majeure, and what steps can you […]

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Women and Girls Solidarity Fund: Impact So Far

  We want to say a huge thank you to all of our supporters, members, allies and friends who have donated to our emergency appeal that we launched to respond to the additional challenges that the women and girls in […]

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Due to the pandemic, retailers have refused to pay for orders, claiming that Covid-19 constitutes an event of force majeure.

The Circle and @traidcraftexch have published a briefing for suppliers on how to navigate force majeure. Read it now:


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Just as the fashion industry would not exist without the exploitation of women or the planet, it would NOT EXIST without the exploitation of people of colour – issues that are inextricably intertwined.

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