The ALDI SOUTH Group becomes one of the first signatories of the new Pakistan Accord
As part of our commitment to increase transparency and promote workplace safety in our supply chains, the ALDI SOUTH Group signed the new Pakistan Accord on 27 January 2023. The Pakistan Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry is a legally binding agreement between brands/retailers and global trade unions. It promotes safe workplaces through independent safety inspections, training programs and a complaints mechanism to safeguard workers against occupational health and safety risks. The Pakistan Accord covers all Cut-Make-Trim (CMT) facilities, namely all Ready-Made Garment (RMG), home textile, fabric and knit accessories suppliers, producing products for the signatories. Fabric mills in Pakistan that are also supply chains of the signatories are covered by the Accord.