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29 September 2004

[DOC] [Dutch Roundtable on Business and Human Rights submission to UN consultation on business & human rights]

Author: Kees van Tilburg, Chairman of Dutch Roundtable on Business and Human Rights

The Round Table is a forum where both Dutch multinationals as well as the Dutch Section of Amnesty International are represented...Companies represented now in the Round Table are: ABN AMRO Bank, Akzo Nobel, C&A Nederland, Heineken International,...

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25 January 2005

China, Indonesia & Sri Lanka: Women working in export processing zones supplying Adidas, Puma, C&A & others subjected to discrimination, anti-union measures & other abuses

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25 January 2005

Sewing for the world market: Women's work in Export Processing Zones and in the informal economy.

Author: Ingeborg Wick, SÜDWIND Institut für Ökonomie und Ökumene [Germany]

Most of the workers in [export processing zones]…are women. Their labour conditions are scandalous: extremely low wages, long working hours, sex discrimination and union repression. As the results of recent research from China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka...

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31 March 2005
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Author: Europa Press

Las mujeres que trabajan en las zonas económicas especiales (ZEE) del sureste asiático, zonas francas en las que operan numerosas multinacionales textiles occidentales, sufren condiciones laborales "escandalosas", según el último informe elaborado por...

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1 November 2005

Clean Clothes Campaign report highlights serious problems with social auditing practices - report draws on input of 670 workers in 8 countries

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1 November 2005

[PDF] full report: "Looking for a quick fix - How weak social auditing is keeping workers in sweatshops"

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

[refers to Wal-Mart, KarstadtQuelle, Otto Versand, Littlewoods, Gap, Nike, Levi Strauss, Reebok, C&A, Kingel, Derma Group, Spiegel, JC Penny, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), BCL, Saki, RCC, Warner Bros (part of Time Warner), Hatland, 6ixty8ight,...

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2 March 2006

Amnesty Intl. Netherlands launches report on business & forced labour, produced in consultation with 15 multinationals

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2 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "The Human Rights And Business Pages - Forced Labour"

Author: Amnesty Intl. Netherlands

In producing this series Amnesty International has collaborated and consulted with companies that participate in the section’s Round Table...The Members of the Round Table: ABN Amro, Ahold, Akzo Nobel, Boskalis Westminster, C&A, DSM, Heineken, ING...

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4 April 2008

C&A say "no" to Uzbek cotton

Author: Environmental Justice Foundation

EJF is pleased to report that apparel retailer C&A, which is one of Europe's largest clothing retailers..., has made a public statement on it's position on Uzbek cotton. C&A state that "for all C&A suppliers the C&A Code of Conduct is...

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15 August 2008

Social Investors and Human Rights Activists Pressure Government of Uzbekistan

Author: Calvert

Socially conscious shareholders, pension funds and human rights advocates have joined together to demand that the government of Uzbekistan stop using forced child labor in its cotton harvest... U.S. and international shareholders with combined assets...

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