Page industries honored at 'ESG India Leadership Awards'
20th October 2021, Mumbai:
Leading apparel manufacturer and exclusive licensee of Jockey and Speedo in India, Page Industries has been honored with the leadership award for Green Supply Chain at ESG India Leadership Awards. The company was awarded for its excellent sourcing practices from environmentally responsible suppliers and an ethical supply chain.
The virtual awards were organized by ESGRisk.ai, India's first ESG rating company which is part of the Acuité Group. The award highlights various aspects of Page’s FY 2019-20 supply chain achievements. These include OEKO-TEX certification – 90 percent of the critical fabric suppliers are OEKO-TEX certified, and the company aims to ensure that all its vendors and suppliers get the same certification by FY 2022.
Another notable point is 78 percent of the garment outsourcing divisions of the company are Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)-certified to maintain a responsible supply chain. Further, procurement from domestic suppliers has increased by 13.6 percent.
Sustainability and ESG practices are embedded in each aspect of Page Industries’ operations and its entire value chain including procurement, designing, manufacturing, and logistics, thereby creating shared long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is committed to responsible sourcing of materials and resource efficiency across all its facilities.