DOES ADIDAS have A Code of Conduct?
In 1996 Adidas signed the International Football Association FIFA Code of Conduct against child labor in the production of footballs and international unions (ILO) are doing some monitoring since July, 1st, 1997 (CCC). Currently there are more than 3,000 employees working at adidas two main operational centres, at HQ in Herzogenaurach (Germany) and in Portland, Oregon (USA). 12,433 employees work worldwide directly for Adidas. Hundreds of thousands more work under what is called “STANDARDS of ENGAGEMENT” COULD ADIDAS PAYING A LIVING WAGE? The figures speak for themselves. ALL WE HEAR ABOUT ARE NIKE PROTESTS – WHAT ABOUT ADIDAS PROTESTS? If you only read the New York Times and Washington Post you will not find out about Adidas protests. Go to Germany and the Clean Clothes Campaign is quite active (CCC). Adidas dominates the European Athletic Apparel market.