OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

Empowering suppliers and supporting buyers in using data to accelerate purchasing practices improvements

Feb 19, 2024 | 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM


Organised by: Better Buying Institute The Covid-19 pandemic drew attention to the negative impacts on suppliers and workers of poor purchasing practices on the part of global bands and retailers, and sparked a number of initiatives aimed at driving improvements, but change isn't happening fast enough. So what additional work must the industry do to improve buyers' purchasing practices?This session brings together suppliers, brands, and other key stakeholders to discuss barriers to driving improvements, how to drive responsible purchasing practices via wider buyer involvement, and how to expand supplier participation in data collections. More information and registration

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