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Hennes & Mauritz (H&M): Standing Up for Human Rights in China

Tim Derr, Madison Raley, Caitlin Shea, Jackson Siegman
October 27, 2022
SKU:
BUS-008751
Region: 
North America
Topic: 
Human Resources & Organizational Behavior, Ethics & Social Justice
Length: 
29 pages
Keywords: 
forced labor, human rights, supply chain, China, fast fashion, corporate responsibility
Student Price: 
$4.00 (€3.86)
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Following reports of forced labor in its supply chain, fast fashion merchandiser H&M stopped sourcing cotton from China’s Xinjiang region, the site of alleged genocide. After Western sanctions sparked nationalist outrage, China retaliated by boycotting H&M. Will H&M continue defending human rights or choose to preserve the growing Chinese market? 20 pp. Case #21-13 (2021)