UK business ‘must wake up’ to China’s Uighur cotton slaves

Peter Andrews, head of sustainability at the British Retail Consortium, said: “Protecting the welfare of people and communities is fundamental to our members’ sourcing practices, and retailers are investigating their supply from China, particularly from the Xinjiang region, to ensure forced labour is not used and high standards are being upheld.”

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