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    In the 1990s an exposé about labor conditions in Nike’s overseas factories prompted crippling protests against the global brand. Today the company has regained its customers several times over—in the most recent fiscal year revenues rose 10%, to $30.6 billion—but the company hasn’t let up on its response to the scandal. In an apparel industry where production standards are often fuzzy, Nike zealously audits factories’ ability to meet the company’s labor, health, safety, and environmental targets. In its 2013 fiscal year, 94% of its 785 factories were assessed for compliance; investigators found violations at 16%, down from 29% the previous year. There’s room for improvement, but great strides have been made.

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    Company Info

    Sector
    Industrials
    Industry
    Apparel
    Country
    U.S.
    Revenues ($ millions)30,601
    Company type
    Public
    CEO
    Mark G. Parker
    Websitehttp://www.nike.com
    Impact Segment
    Human Rights/Social Justice

    Fortune Rankings

    Fortune 500 Rank106
    Fortune 500 Profilehttp://fortune.com/fortune500/nike-106
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