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26 May 2005
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26 May 2005
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Author: Ministère de l'Ecologie et du Développement Durable, France

Cet événement répond à plusieurs objectifs: apporter des clés de compréhension..., évaluer les besoins et les attentes..., débattre des projets, des expériences et des synergies possibles... [fait référence à Accor, Airbus, Auchan, ArjoWiggins,...

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Company response
9 May 2005

Carrefour statement in response to an article by Clean Clothes Campaign on involvement with Spectrum Sweater factory [Dhaka, Bangladesh

Author: Roland Vaxelaire, Director Quality & Sustainable Development for Carrefour

Carrefour since 2000, is committed to a process of continual improvement aiming to improve the respect for the fundamental worker’s rights and to make them apply via its supplier charter and its system of audits, by suppliers...following this tragic...

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Article
4 May 2005

Tragedy Strikes Bangladesh's Garment Workers Again - Greed Kills, and Greed Pays

Author: Robert Senser, Human Rights for Workers

...nobody knew for sure how many garment workers -- women, men, and children -- died when the whole structure [Spectrum Sweater factory] suddenly collapsed...Demands grew for the arrest of the building and factory owners. Angry garment worker...

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26 April 2005

Irresponsible European Retailers Put Lives of Garment Workers at Risk [Bangladesh]

Author: International Textile Garment & Leather Workers' Federation

The negligence of retailers sourcing from Spectrum Fashions, a nine-storey factory in Bangladesh which collapsed ten days ago killing more than one hundred workers, calls into question the whole meaning of so-called codes of conduct and how they are...

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24 April 2005

Spectrum Update: New info & demands [Bangladesh]

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

Spectrum Sweater was in violation of many labor laws and code of conduct provisions prior to the collapse...the companies sourcing at this factory – including Zara, KarstadtQuelle, Carrefour and Cotton Group, all of whom claim to have policies and...

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Article
18 April 2005

Bangladesh factory bodies found

Author: BBC

...it was not clear how many people were inside the factory [in Bangladesh] when it collapsed...the factory's owner had not produced a comprehensive list of the workers' names...The government says it will launch criminal proceedings against anyone...

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12 April 2005

Accidents regular pattern in Bangladesh garment trade

Author: Reuters

...a nine-storey garment factory collapsed during a busy night shift, the latest tragedy in Bangladesh's accident-prone textile industry...Since 1990, nearly 300 garment workers have been killed and more than 2,500 injured in 22 fires at factories...

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12 April 2005

Clean Clothes Campaign says companies sourcing from Bangladesh factory failed to detect serious problems before building collapsed (includes responses by Carrefour, Zara, KarstadtQuelle, Cotton Group, Neckermann, Scapino, Steillmann)

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1 January 2005

ActionAid report says food multinationals "threaten fight against poverty" (refers to Nestlé, Unilever, Monsanto, Parmalat, Cargill, Wal-Mart, others)

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