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6 June 2017

#whomademyclothes: Transparency poor in garment supply chain, study finds

Author: Rebecca Ley, Ethical Corporation

"#whomademyclothes: Transparency poor in garment supply chain, study finds"...

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Report
6 June 2017

Fashion Transparency Index 2017

Author: Fashion Revolution

We don’t know enough about the impact our clothing has on people and planet...Overall brands are widely sharing policies and commitments...Brands publish little information about the impactsof their practices...Increasing number of brands are...

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6 June 2017

Fashion Transparency Index 2017: Only one third of brands disclose efforts on labour rights below tier 1 of supply chain

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Article
15 December 2016

Bangladesh: Building safety of factories improved but progress on working conditions in apparel supply chains & retail outlets necessary, investigation finds

Author: Anjali Kamat, Slate Magazine (US)

“We Are Nothing but Machines to Them”, 15 Dec 2016...

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Article
30 April 2013

Shoppers Face Hurdles in Finding Ethical Clothing [Bangladesh]

Author: Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press

…Last week's building collapse in Bangladesh that killed hundreds of clothing factory workers put a spotlight on the sobering fact that people in poor countries often risk their lives working in unsafe factories to make the cheap T-shirts and...

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11 January 2010

[PDF] Statement on Sri Lanka for the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

Author: Gap Inc

It is important that we pay particularly close attention in Sri Lanka to the possibility of discrimination based on ethnic, religious, gender and caste or social status, and the conflict has made these issues even more important. In fact, we believe...

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28 November 2009

Big GAP in ethics, US shoppers told

Author: Tamilnet.com

Several dozen protesters carried placards in front of the Gap and Banana Republic ...urging ethical U.S. shoppers to boycott garments produced in Sri Lanka, while another group of Tamil activists assembled in front of Victoria's Secret Stores...to...

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Article
5 December 2008

[Company responses & non-responses to "Chain store reaction project”]

Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE

[The Chain store reaction project is an open letter asking companies to investigate labour abuses in their production chains. Webpage indicates how many emails sent to each company, and which are responding]. [refers to American Apparel, Audi, A...

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Article
24 July 2008

Apparel Factory Workers Were Cheated, State Says [USA]

Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

[S]tate labor officials said…[the factory] Jin Shun...in Queens — which made women’s apparel for Banana Republic, the Gap, Macy’s, Urban Apparel and Victoria’s Secret — cheated its workers of $5.3 million…No one answered the phone at the factory on...

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28 June 2005

Unionisation battle at Turkish textile multinational subcontracting site

Author: Turkuaz/Çakil Workers

We are 250 workers of the textile company Turkuaz/Çakil. This company is subcontracted by and sews for several multinational companies like Reebok, Street-One, Pepe Jeans, French Connection, Chevignon [part of Naf Naf], Banana Republic [part of Gap].....

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