Sustainable Manufacturing in SMEs—A Case from Sportswear Manufacturing (Case 4)
There is no doubt that sustainability is becoming more important in manufacturing and not only as a response to requirements from government regulations. We also see a growing number of companies having sustainability and social responsibility as the basic element of their core business model. In this case an example of a sportswear company is presented. We see some of the challenges facing the company when it comes to offshore manufacturing and how it has a particular focus on a work force that otherwise would have difficulties with entering the labor market.