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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Characteristics of the study samples

From: Truly sustainable or not? An exploratory assessment of sustainability capability of textile and apparel corporations in China from the moral responsibility perspective

Characteristics The number of companies (n = 86)
Years of operation (years)
< 16 14 (16.3%)
16–30 40 (46.5%)
31–45 16 (18.6%)
> 45 16 (18.6%)
Types of main business
Textile (fiber, yarn, fabric, non-apparel textile product) mills 37 (43.0%)
Apparel or apparel accessories manufacturing 21 (24.4%)
Textile and apparel manufacturing 23 (26.7%)
Textile and/or apparel distributing and/or importing/exporting 5 (5.8%)
Business performance
Rank in top 500 competitiveness T&A corporations 71 (82.6%)
Rank in top 100 main business revenues T&A corporations 31 (36.0%)
Rank in top 50 brand value T&A corporations 13 (15.1%)
Rank in top 200 export value T&A corporations 20 (23.3%)
  1. Some companies listed in more than one ranking