Associated British Foods
Headquarters in United Kingdom
KnowTheChain invited 20 food and beverage companies to respond to engagement questions about their policies and processes on supply chain forced labour: the responses are considered in the evaluation of each company for the KnowTheChain benchmark,...
- Related in-depth areas: KnowTheChain - Food and beverage company disclosure
- Related companies: Associated British Foods
Author: Rina Chandran, Thompson Reuters Foundation
Three years after the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 factory workers, the rights and safety of workers are in greater focus, but progress in fixing problems in the supply chain is slow, experts and activists say...More...
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- Related in-depth areas: Rana Plaza building collapse, April 2013 The Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh - one year on
- Related companies: Associated British Foods C&A H&M Inditex Phillips-Van Heusen
Author: Jenny Holdcroft, IndustriALL Global Union in Huffington Post
As we wonder #whomademyclothes - attention turns to the millions of garment workers, surviving on poverty wages, who make the clothes we wear...But what can we do to help these workers - 80% of whom are women?..Certainly not to only buy vintage or...
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Author: Associated British Foods
“We are disappointed to be positioned at the bottom of the table....
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Oxfam's Behind the Brands scorecard finds top 10 food companies improve social & environmental standards, need to ensure implementation by suppliers
Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign rates the 10 biggest food & beverage companies on how their policies address 7 key issue areas: land rights, women's rights, support for small farmers, workers' rights, climate, transparency, and water....
Primark announces increased supply chain checks in Turkey following concerns over exploitation of Syrian workers
Author: RTÉ News
Fashion chain Primark has said it has ramped up checks on the factories it uses in Turkey to ensure Syrian refugees are not exploited as part of a growing company policy to ensure workers are fairly treated. Paul Lister, head of the Irish company's...
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- Related in-depth areas: Syrian refugees: Abuse & exploitation in Turkish garment factories
- Related companies: Associated British Foods Primark (part of Associated British Foods)
Author: Harpreet Kaur, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
... Garment-related global supply chains provide critical jobs and capital that help women workers to raise their standard of living and provide for their families. However, these women are also vulnerable in global value chains. Low wages, unsafe...
“62 personas poseen la misma riqueza que la mitad de la población mundial”...
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Responses by garment brands to our questionnaire on the treatment of Syrian refugees in Turkish supplier factories
Briefing Note In the past several months, there have been reports of abuse and exploitation of Syrian refugees working in Turkish garment factories. Allegations include discrimination, pitiful wages, child labour and sexual abuse. In December 2015, w...