Haglöfs denies mention in article

On Thursday the 3rd of April the Swedish magazine Dagens ETC published an article about the working conditions in Cambodia and Bangladesh. In this article Haglöfs is wrongly referred to as a company that manufactures clothing in these low- wage countries.

In our article Haglöfs is incorrectly mentioned as one of the clothing brands that have factories Cambodia. We apologize for the mistake and have corrected the web based article as well as posted a correction in the magazine” says Maria Holm, managing editor at Dagens ETC.

Haglöfs’ production is determined by the company’s “Code of Labour Practices”, a non-negotiable requirement that all its manufacturers, without exception, must follow. Haglöfs is further a member of the Fair Wear Foundation meaning that it is committed to trade only in products that have been produced under fair working conditions, and that it actively works to keep the wages within the textile industry on a living wage level.

For more information, please contact:

Sara Skogsberg Cuadras                                                                                      
PR & Media Manager                                                                        
+ 46 8 584 400 14                                                                                                    
sara.skogsberg-cuadras@haglofs.se                                          

 

 

Haglöfs is one of the world’s leading outdoor suppliers and offers a responsible brand that meets modern day demands for products with a high level of functionality, good design and value for money to people who invest in an active outdoor lifestyle. Sales for 2012 amounted to SEK 690 million and the company has over the last five years achieved an average growth of 9 percent. Haglöfs is owned by ASICS Corporation since 2010. www.haglofs.se

CONTACTS:
PR & Media Manager: Sara Skogsberg Cuadras, sara.skogsberg-cuadras@haglofs.se

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Haglöfs develops clothing, footwear and hardware for people who invest in an active outdoor lifestyle. From small-scale backpack manufacturing in 1914, Haglöfs has developed into one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical and sustainable outdoor products by means of modern product development and strategic distribution. The Haglöfs brand is primarily marketed to 25 European and Asian markets and the company employs some 200 people. Sales for 2015 amounted to SEK 776 million. Haglöfs is owned by ASICS Corporation since 2010. www.haglofs.com

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