Company Response to Forced Child Labor in Uzbek Cotton

Author: International Labour Rights Forum, Published on: 9 May 2011

Companies across the US and Europe have taken a stand against forced child labor in the production of Uzbek cotton. In addition, some companies are working hard to develop clear traceability for cotton and other components of clothing....[C]ompanies that have made commitments to Stop Using Uzbek Cotton [include]: American Eagle Outfitters, Asda, Bed, Bath and Beyond, C&A, Columbia Sportswear, Continental Clothing, Eileen Fisher, GAP Inc., Hanesbrands Inc, J.C. Penney, Jones Apparel Group, Kohl’s, Krenholm (Estonia), Levi Strauss & Co., Limited Brands Inc., LL Bean, Macy’s, Marks and Spencer, Nike Inc., Nordstrom, Philips van Heusen, Target Corporation, Tesco, Timberland, TJX Companies Inc., The Walt Disney Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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Related companies: American Eagle Outfitters ASDA (part of Walmart) Bed Bath & Beyond C&A Columbia Sportswear Continental Clothing Eileen Fisher Gap Hanesbrands J.C. Penney Jones Group Kohl's Krenholm (part of Boras Wäfveri) L.L.Bean Levi Strauss Limited Brands Macy's Marks & Spencer Nike Nordstrom PVH (Phillips-Van Heusen) Target Tesco Timberland (part of VF Corp) TJX VF Corp Walmart Walt Disney