Monthly Archives: June 2014

Le Chateau

The response from Le Chateau: “We currently manufacture approximately 40% of our apparel in our Quebec-based facility. The remainder of our production is mainly done in China. As a company, we care about the origin of our goods. Le Château’s Vendor compliance Department works closely with all our vendors to ensure that their facilities, equipment, products and services comply with… Read more →

Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC)

Get Ready for a detailed response: 1.Can you provide me with a list of countries that your clothes are made in? Our Factory List is updated annually and postedhere on We also provide our factory list to the Fair Labor Association (FLA) in order for them to conduct annual assessments of the facilities producing our product. The FLA posts… Read more →

Reitmans & Addition-Elle

When I asked Reitmans/Addition-Elle to send me this list of countries where their clothing was made, how often executives visited those countries and what critiera they used for choosing factories they partner with this was their response: “As part of Reitmans (Canada) Limited, Addition Elle adheres to strict ethical standards when it comes to the manufacturing of our garments. We want… Read more →