Foul Play II. Sponsors Leave Workers (still) on the Sidelines

[June 2018] This report by Éthique sur l'étiquette is the follow-up of the report “Foul Play. Sponsors Leave Workers on the Sidelines” published in June 2016. Two years after the first report, the sponsorship battle between Nike and Adidas—who will outfit 22 of the 32 teams taking part in the next World Cup—has never been so fierce and has set new records. Yet, on the production side, the working conditions of garment factory workers remain just as precarious as ever.