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6 November 2004

Ethical guide shows how to shop with a clear conscience [UK]

Author: Maxine Frith, Independent [UK]

The Rough Guide to Ethical Shopping names and shames the worst offenders and recommends the best places to spend with an easy conscience. [includes reference to Nike; Gap; French Connection; Top Shop and Bhs (owned by Arcadia); Next; Ted Baker;...

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1 February 2005
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1 February 2005
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Author: Greenpeace International

Les résultats confirment que plusieurs [produits chimiques]...sont très largement utilisés par l’industrie du parfum. Ceci suggère que l’usage régulier de la plupart des parfums du commerce contribue de manière substantielle à l’exposition quotidienne...

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14 April 2005

Parents of peace activist killed by Israeli bulldozer target Caterpillar

Author: Maxine Frith, Independent [UK]

...customers are now being urged to boycott [Caterpillar] because it supplies bulldozers to the Israeli government, which uses the vehicles to destroy Palestinian homes, roads and olive groves...the parents of Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old American...

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28 June 2005

Unionisation battle at Turkish textile multinational subcontracting site

Author: Turkuaz/Çakil Workers

We are 250 workers of the textile company Turkuaz/Çakil. This company is subcontracted by and sews for several multinational companies like Reebok, Street-One, Pepe Jeans, French Connection, Chevignon [part of Naf Naf], Banana Republic [part of Gap]......

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14 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Let's Clean Up Fashion"

Author: Labour Behind the Label, War on Want

Last year, Labour Behind the Label and our partners interrogated the biggest fashion brands and retailers on the high street to find out what they were doing to improve wages for the workers in their supply chains… We have returned to each of the...

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12 September 2008

Fashion chains lag over living wage, says report

Author: James Meikle, Guardian [UK]

[A Labour Behind the Label report says] [h]igh street fashion brands are making "glacial progress" towards ensuring overseas workers earn a living wage...[it] exposes…alleged sweatshop conditions, particularly among suppliers in Bangladesh and India...

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12 September 2008

Labour Behind the Label: UK retailers making "glacial progress" towards ensuring living wage for overseas workers

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12 September 2008

[PDF] Let's Clean Up Fashion 2008

Author: Labour Behind the Label

… This is the third time that Labour Behind the Label has surveyed the state of pay behind the British fashion scene, and in three years we have seen definite progress, not only in rhetoric but in the beginnings of tangible work on the ground. The...

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7 October 2009

High street retailers accused of exploiting workers in Asia

Author: Huma Qureshi & Rebecca Smithers, Guardian [UK]

...The report, “Let's Clean Up Fashion: the State of Pay Behind the UK High Street”, published by sweatshop campaigning group Labour Behind the Label, criticised UK retailers for having "no coherent strategy" to ensure hundreds of thousands of workers...

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