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11 March 2019

Myanmar: European brands linked to garment factories accused of targeting union leaders & labour abuses

Author: Kyaw Lin Htoon, Nikolaj Houmann Mortensen & Phyo Thiha Cho, Frontier, Danwatch & Myanmar Now

"Garment factories supplying EU market accused of targeting union leaders", 7 M arch 2019...

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20 December 2017

Ukraine, Serbia & Hungary: Report by Clean Clothes Campaign details poverty wages & poor working conditions in garment factories producing for global brands; incl. co responses

The report "Europe's Sweatshops" published by Clean Clothes Campaign documents poverty wages and poor working conditions in the garment and shoe industry throughout Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The report is presented together with new country...

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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18 October 2013

Bangladesh safety accord welcomes 100 brand milestone [Bangladesh]

Author: IndustriAll

Woolworths Australia, GEBRA, Wünsche Group of Germany, became the latest brands to sign the Accord, which aims to make the garment industry safe and sustainable for years to come...The signatory brands have committed to making the changes garment...

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18 October 2013

ILO and Bangladesh Govt. launch major 3.5-year initiative to improve working conditions and safety in garment factories

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28 September 2011

Clean Clothes Campaign calls on fashion companies to ban sandblasting

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 13 February 2011 Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) launched Stop the Killer Jeans! campaign, calling on leading fashion manufacturers and retailers to ban sandblasting - a technique for producing denim garments with an artificially worn look. CCC...

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24 May 2011

Industry call to action: Call for a global ban on apparel sandblasting

Author: International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation

In July 2010, after the impact of sandblasting on workers’ health had come under scrutiny in Turkey, the ITGLWF called for a ban on this process. The ban is an important step toward ensuring that no worker – in any garment factory – faces the threat...

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5 May 2011

Captured by Cotton : Exploited Dalit girls produce garments in India for European and US markets [India]

Author: SOMO (Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations) and ICN (India Committee of the Netherlands)

Big garment brands and retailers have their products made under exploitative and unhealthy conditions by girls in Tamil Nadu, South India. The girls, mostly younger than 18 and from a Dalit background are employed under the Sumangali Scheme. In its...

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11 April 2010

Action for safe factories in Bangladesh on 5th anniversary of Spectrum disaster

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

April 11 marks the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Spectrum/Shahriyar Sweater factory in Bangladesh, which killed 64 workers and injured 80...To mark the anniversary of the Spectrum collapse, the CCC, the Maquila Solidarity Network (Canada),...

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31 January 2009

[PDF] Business and Migration: Perceptions from Denmark - A Compilation of Reflections by Danish Business and Organized Industry on Various Issues Related to Migration

Author: The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration (THP)

Business plays a central role in supporting the dynamics of international labor migration and development. While employers can benefit from sound migration management, responsible business and corporate labor market insight can render a valuable...

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