Top stories this week on just-style...
The most-read stories on just-style this week include news that Myanmar has introduced its first minimum wage for garment workers, Marks & Spencer is to launch a supply human rights policy, and Adidas has developed its first shoe upper made from ocean waste.
Myanmar minimum wage set at US$3.2 per day
The first national minimum wage for garment factory workers in Myanmar has been set at MMK3,600 (US$3.2) per day.
M&S prepares to launch supply chain human rights policy
UK retail group Marks & Spencer is preparing to launch a supply chain human rights policy as it looks to further improve compliance in the development of international labour practices and management systems.
Adidas develops shoe from recycled ocean waste
Adidas has developed what it claims is the world's first shoe upper made entirely from yarns and filaments reclaimed from ocean waste as part of a collaboration with sustainability group Parley for the Oceans.
IN THE MONEY: Nike reaffirms US production commitment
Sporting giant Nike has reaffirmed its commitment to scaling up its advanced domestic manufacturing operations following the clearance of a number of key pieces of US trade legislation last week.
China cotton stockpile auction may shake up market
China is to start to sell down its massive cotton stockpile from early July through August, in a move likely to shake up the market, it emerged today (30 June).
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