Author: Fair Wear Foundation, Amsterdam
"Fair Wear Foundation launches innovative guide book on living wages", 5 Dec 2016...
Author: International Labour Rights Forum
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Key initiatives Key initiatives & reports Positive initiatives on children's rights
- 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
[Sep 2007 concerns regarding child labour in cotton plantations in India - & responses by Monsanto, Bayer]
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
- Related stories: "The Children behind Our Cotton": Report by Environmental Justice Foundation
- Related companies: Cargill Continental Clothing
Author: Environmental Justice Foundation
Even if effective monitoring engenders significant costs, the potential to positively transform the lives of millions of children means they can legitimately be passed onto the consumer. Where companies are failing, regulations must be implemented....
Author: BBC Newsnight
Human rights groups estimate some 450,000 children...are shut out of schools and working in the cotton fields of Uzbekistan every harvest. [Refers to Asda (part of Wal-Mart), Matalan, Topman (Topshop, part of Arcadia), Burton (part of Arcadia), Plexus...
Author: Tobias Webb, Ethical Corporation
…Talk to anyone about cotton in Uzbekistan and the picture drawn is horrific. Forced child labour picks much of the country’s…cotton exports… Andrew Stroehleim, [of] the International Crisis Group…says that cotton exports are propping up the Karimov...