31 Aug '17, 6pm

35 years and counting. Georgetown and Nike have a new agreement to focus on workers' rights:

35 years and counting. Georgetown and Nike have a new agreement to focus on workers' rights:

Georgetown University has been one of Nike’s longest partners with the Hoyas being a notable Jordan Brand sponsor on the basketball court and the University at large working with the Swoosh for over 35 years. Now the two have renewed their partnership with an emphasis on workers’ rights. Nike News announced today that the new retail licensing agreement reflects a new commitment to improving working conditions with a brand new protocol known as the Worker Rights Consortium. This now provides formal access to Nike supplier factories that manufacture all WRC-affiliate college products and will allow open investigations of working conditions. The newfound focus aims to create an open coordination in the supply chain and make remediation easier.

Full article: https://sneakernews.com/2017/08/31/georgetown-university-...

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