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Romania: Price pressure following Brexit threatens to worsen working conditions in garment industry, report finds
Author: Laura Stefanut, BalkanInsight
"Brexit Blues for Romania’s Embattled Garment Industry", 2 July 2018...
In June 2018, the UK's Environmental Audit Committee launched an investigation into the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry. The inquiry examines the carbon, resource use and water footprint of...
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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M&S, John Lewis, Debenhams, Next & Sainsbury’s among UK retailers yet to renew safety deal in Bangladesh factories
Author: Sarah Butler, The Guardian (UK)
Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams, Next and Sainsbury’s are among a group of British retailers yet to join international rivals in renewing their commitment to a factory safety deal in Bangladesh....
India: Investigation by the Guardian finds workers confined in factories supplying Hugo Boss & major UK brands
Author: Peter Bengsten, The Guardian
"Workers held captive in Indian mills supplying Hugo Boss", 4 Jan 2018...
Cambodia: Brands support higher minimum wages for garment industry; smaller companies fear profit loss
Author: Robin Spiess, The Phnom Penh Post
"Garment sector torn over wage hike", 2 November 2017...
Author: CORE, Anti-Slavery International, Unicef UK, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Commentary: What has changed for Bangladesh's garment industry workers since the Rana Plaza factory collapse?
Author: Laura Wheatley, Segura (UK)
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