ACT brands condemn Myanmar military coup

150283019 432564128085561 5172744905361489773 nGlobal retail brands sourcing ready-made garments from Myanmar have released a joint statement with IndustriAll Global Union, condemning the recent military coup and affirming their commitment to democratic standards.

This is believed to be the first public statement from any segment of the business community on the coup in Myanmar, in which the brands commit to working with local factory owners and unions across more than 200 factories in the supply chain in Myanmar to ensure that freedom of association is implemented.

For the full story, see the April 2021 edition of Textiles South East Asia.