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Report
4 September 2019

Better Buying releases 2019 index report, based on supplier evaluations of textile companies' purchasing practices

Author: Better Buying

"Better Buying Index Report, 2019", 3 September 2019...

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Report
24 May 2018

Suppliers evaluate textile companies' responsible purchasing practices in Better Buying Purchasing Practices Index Report

Author: Better Buying

Better Buying Index Report Spring 2018, 22 May 2018...

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Article
10 June 2015

Rana Plaza Trust Fund Secures $30 million in compensation for victims of collapse

Author: Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility

Bangladesh Investor Initiative gratified that brands and retailers acknowledge corporate responsibility to remediate human rights violations in global apparel supply chains......

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Article
24 April 2015

Investor Letters Urging Further Action on Worker Safety in Bangladesh

Author: Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility

On the second anniverary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, in April of 2015, a coalition of global investors representing $2.5 trillion in assets sent letters to corporate members of the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety (Accord)...

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Article
2 April 2014

Who has paid and who is dragging their heels? [Bangladesh]

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

The following brands have yet to publicly commit to the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund despite having had links to a factory in the building Adler Modemärkte, Kids for Fashion, Ascena Retail, Manifattura Corona, Auchan, Matalan, Benetton, NKD, Carrefour...

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Company non-response
22 May 2013

Cato did not respond to: Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh; over 1100 dead.

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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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Article
26 April 2013

Bangladesh: Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse - media coverage, commentaries, company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Compilation of coverage, commentaries on the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building, 24 April 2013, in which over 1,100 people died. The building housed Phantom Apparels Ltd., New Wave Style Ltd and New Wave Brothers Ltd, which supplied...

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Article
13 July 2004

[PDF] Research on Working and Living Conditions of Women in Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and Sweatshops in Indonesia - Report

Author: Sudwind Institute & UCM Jakarta (Urban Community Mission)

[Research focusing] on advanced monitoring of the working and living conditions of Indonesian female workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and sweatshop factories. [refers to PT. Detta Marina Cimanggis, PT. Dwi Sukses, PT. Panarup, PT. Goldindo...

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