ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Labour Abuse in Buyer- and Producer-Driven Supply Chains

The degradation of labour conditions in buyer-driven commodity chains, such as in the manufacture of toys or footwear, has, for long, been a well-established fact. That they are also becoming an embarrassing topic for employers in producer-driven commodity chains, such as in the global automobile industry, is more recent news. This note addresses the issue, and the question as to whether it is possible to create ethical supply chains. It does this through a critical commentary with a special focus on the Indian context.



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