Mango, one of Europe’s largest groups in the fashion industry, advances in its commitment to traceability and transparency of its value chain and becomes the first large fashion company in Spain to publish the list of its third-level factories (tier 3), related to suppliers of fabrics and trimmings, After being the first to make public last year its list of Tier 1 and Tier 2 factories related, respectively, to its manufacturing and finishing factories and process factories.
Mango’s commitment is part of the company’s commitment to people and its new sustainability strategy, called Sustainable Vision 2030, which aims to move towards full traceability and transparency of its value chain with the aim of continuing its audit process of its suppliers and ensuring that adequate working conditions are met for workers in the factories with which the company works in Everybody.
At the end of 2022, the company worked with 2,400 factories worldwide considered level 1, 2, and 3, about 50% of which (1,172) were in proximity. Turkey is the country with the highest number of factories working for Mango (663 factories), ahead of China (651) and India (214). Spain and Italy are in fourth and fifth position, with 169 and 150 factories respectively.
After these five countries, the countries with the highest number of factories working for Mango are Bangladesh (132), Morocco (87), Portugal (67), Vietnam (63) and Pakistan (51). Together, Mango produces its garments in 33 countries around the world.
The complete list at the end of 2022 with data on the name of the factory, address, number of employees and type of product has been prepared following the requirements of the Transparency Pledge Standard, an initiative launched by a coalition of nine labor and human rights organizations that advocates for transparency in the supply chains of the garment and footwear industry.
Commitment to people
Mango’s Sustainable Vision 2030 includes in its third lever the company’s commitment to people. In addition to moving towards full traceability and transparency of its value chain, Mango will focus its efforts in the coming years on promoting social action projects and lasting and traceable collaborations with world-class entities such as the Vicente Ferrer Foundation, Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross, Educo or Save the Children, with whom it has a long history of collaboration. The objective is to generate a positive impact on the most disadvantaged groups in countries around the world and contribute to the social and economic development of the countries where it operates.
In the coming years, the company will launch numerous training projects focused primarily on facilitating access to education for children and women in countries such as Bangladesh, India or Pakistan with the aim of becoming a lever for changing societies, while, in regions such as Europe and the United States, Mango will strengthen its partnerships with some of the world’s leading universities in order to encourage young people to enter the world of work.
Mango, one of the leading fashion groups in Europe, is a global company with design and creativity at the heart of its model and a strategy based on constant innovation, the search for sustainability and a complete ecosystem of channels and partners. Founded in Barcelona in 1984, the company ended 2021 with revenues of 2,234 million euros, with 42% of business coming from the online channel and presence in more than 110 markets. Learn more at www.mango.com