Converse (part of Nike)
Member of UN Global Compact
Converse website: www.converse.com
Author: Environmental Leader
Adidas is in talks with competitors, including Nike and Puma, to develop a response to Greenpeace’s intensifying campaign on chemicals in the supply chain, Business Green reports. Speaking to BusinessGreen, an Adidas spokeswoman told the website that...
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- Related companies: Abercrombie & Fitch adidas Calvin Klein (part of Phillips-Van Heusen) Converse (part of Nike) G-Star H&M Kappa Lacoste (part of Devanlay) Li Ning Nike Pentland Group Phillips-Van Heusen Polo Ralph Lauren Puma
Author: Niniek Karmini & Stephen Wright, Associated Press
Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dogs and pigs. Nike…acknowledges that such abuse has occurred…but says there was little it could do to stop it…Nike says nearly two...
Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE
[The Chain store reaction project is an open letter asking companies to investigate labour abuses in their production chains. Webpage indicates how many emails sent to each company, and which are responding]. [refers to American Apparel, Audi, A...
- Related companies: Abercrombie & Fitch Adobe Systems American Apparel Audi (part of Volkswagen) Banana Republic (part of Gap) Benetton Berkshire Hathaway Bosch Burberry Calvin Klein (part of PVH) Cisco Systems Converse (part of Nike) Dell Diesel Donna Karan Eddie Bauer Fiat (now Fiat Chrysler) Fila Ford Fruit of the Loom (part of Berkshire Hathaway) Gap Genentech General Motors Giorgio Armani Gucci (part of Kering) Guess H&M Heineken Hollister (part of Abercrombie & Fitch) HP (Hewlett-Packard) Hugo Boss Juniper Networks Kenneth Cole Limited Brands Liz Claiborne (part of J.C. Penney) Mazda Microsoft Motorola Nike Nikon (part of Mitsubishi Group) Perry Ellis Pierre Cardin Polo Ralph Lauren PPR (formerly Pinault-Printemps-Redoute) Puma PVH (Phillips-Van Heusen) Quicksilver Saab Automobile (part of Swedish Automobiles) Sean John Clothing Suzuki Tommy Hilfiger (part of PVH) Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands) Volvo Car (part of Geely) Wrangler (part of VF Corp)
Author: Kellie A. McElhaney, Center for Responsible Business - UC Berkeley
[refers to Nike, General Electric, Wal-Mart, American Express , Converse, Gap, Emporio Armani, Motorola, Apple, Hallmark Cards, Dell, Microsoft]
Author: UN Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced that contributions from (PRODUCT)RED partners have reached over $50 million... This cumulative total...outstrips by far all previous private sector contributions to the Global...
Author: B-Span [World Bank]
Fighting the worldwide epidemic of HIV/AIDS requires partnerships among all sectors of society...As part of the events leading up to World AIDS Day 2007, the World Bank hosted the event “Private Sector Leadership: What Will it Take?” on November 29,...
Author: Lynley Donnelly , Mail & Guardian So. Africa
…[L]arge corporations with the financial resources to implement HIV/Aids workplace programmes are making inroads…First National Bank (FNB), [has a] programme… aimed at educating, training, testing & encouraging people to access treatment…Mining...
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Author: Kaiser Network Daily Reports [USA]
Apple Computer on Friday began selling a red-colored iPod Nano and $25 iTunes gift cards under the label of Product RED -- a project created by Irish musician Bono and Bobby Shriver that aims to raise money for the Global Fund To Fight AIDS,...