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Are Amazon, Walmart, and eBay’s online 'marketplaces' providing a refuge for goods made with forced labor?
Author: Charlotte Tate & Eric Gottwald, International Labor Rights Forum
...[W]hile browsing online, we were surprised to find that we could buy cotton hand towels advertised as “made in Turkmenistan” on the websites of Amazon, Walmart, and eBay. In May 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took the extraordinary...
Investors Commend Top Apparel & Footwear Companies in 2018 KnowtheChain Benchmarking Report on Efforts to Eradicate Forced Labor in Supply Chains
Author: Julie Wokaty, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
28 Janurary, 2019...
Cambodia: Better Factories Cambodia indicates improving conditions in Cambodian garment factories; violations continue to exist
Author: Fashionating World
"A Wake up Call for the Cambodian Textile Industry", 29 January 2019...
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Japan: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Human Rights Now survey shows most Japanese apparel companies fall short on human rights
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Human Rights Now, an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, conducted a survey of the human rights policies and practices of the top 62 apparel companies in Japan. Despite individual approaches...
KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2018 KnowTheChain benchmarked over 120 global companies across the three sectors. 2018 Information & C...
Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark
Since its inception, the CHRB has been aiming to answer a deceptively simple question; which companies perform best on human rights issues? [...] [T]his document [...] rank[s] 101 of the world’s largest companies in high human-rights-risk sectors and...
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Author: Anuradha Nagaraj, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, India
Global garment workers exploited as big brands pressure suppliers, 31 October 2018...
Author: Gap Inc.
We are aware of the ongoing issues that have been highlighted at two of Avery Dennison India PVT’s facilities in Bangalore, and have been actively engaged in trying to bring about a resolution to these issues since they were first brought to our...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Gap