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20 July 2016

response by Birkenstock

Author: Birkenstock

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to comment on the findings of the “Labour on a shoestring” study...we welcome the aim of the study, which is to point out the precarious working conditions in the global footwear industry. As a company that...

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17 July 2016

Reports allege poor working conditions in shoe supply chains in Eastern Europe; company responses included

The recently released reports by the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), “Labour on a Shoestring” and “Trampling Workers Rights Underfoot”, as well as the initiative “Change your Shoes” demonstrate the responsibility for respecting human rights for shoe bra...

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11 March 2015
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27 November 2013

Report examines 28 shoe companies' policies, practices & transparency on efforts to address child labour in supply chains

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27 November 2013

[PDF] Working on the Right Shoes - Progress made in addressing child labour and other labour rights by 28 footwear companies since June 2012

Author: Stop Child Labour

The report ‘Working on the Right Shoes’ of ‘Stop Child Labour – School is the best place to work’ (SCL) gives an overview of the progress made in addressing child labour and other labour rights in the leather footwear sector. It focuses on what has...

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1 November 2008

Just Good Business: The Strategic Guide to Aligning Corporate Responsibility and Brand

Author: Kellie McElhaney, Center for Responsible Business - UC Berkeley

[This book] shows how to gain a powerful competitive advantage by ensuring that CSR practices reinforce a company’s brand identity. [It is] based on extensive research as well as the author’s own consulting experiences with top Fortune 500 companies ...

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