What is a sustainable business?

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Screen shot 2014-11-04 at 14.43.58To-day Primark released figures of huge profits for the last quarter.
We’re wondering whether they are doing enough to really create a sustainable industry?

For us the hallmark of a sustainable enterprise is not soaring profits but companies that show the means to encourage innovation and long-term planning around resource use and social responsibility. Companies should be creating more wealth than they destroy and should be building net wealth – social, ecological and economic. To-day another report was released by our partners Clean Clothes Ireland that links Primark to the practice of Sumangali schemes in India. This is essentially the bonded labor of young woman. You can read it here.
http://cleanclothescampaignireland.org/sumangali/

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