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3 March 2011

Apparel Industry Leaders Launch Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Author: Sustainable Apparel Coalition

A group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. The Coalition will work...

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16 November 2010

Levi's, Wal-Mart, and Gap top apparel supply chain compliance survey

Author: As You Sow

Levi Strauss and Co., Wal-Mart Stores, The Gap Inc., Hanesbrands, Nordstrom, and Gildan Activewear scored highest on a unique survey of global supply chain compliance programs of U.S. apparel brands and retailers released today by corporate...

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25 January 2010

Haiti earthquake - company contributions to humanitarian aid, Jan 2010

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Following the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, companies announced the following contributions to humanitarian relief: [refers to donations by over 300 companies]

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14 January 2010

Haiti: US companies including Coca Cola, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, UPS, General Motors pledge humanitarian aid to earthquake victims

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13 January 2010

US Companies Rush to Haiti's Aid Following Quake

Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP

Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide...

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28 July 2009

MSN welcomes company statement on Honduras coup

Author: Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN)

Apparel brands with production in Honduras, including adidas Group, Nike Inc. and Gap Inc., have released a joint letter sent to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "calling for the restoration of democracy in Honduras" following the June 28th...

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27 July 2009

Honduras: Letter from Nike, adidas, Gap, Knights to US Secretary of State calls for the "restoration of democracy"

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3 May 2009

By invitation: Sean Ansett – Factory closures – Breaking up is hard to do

Author: Sean Ansett, At Stake Advisors, in Ethical Corporation

The economic crisis is creating new dilemmas for brands, suppliers and workers in global supply chains…Buyers are fighting for survival…Suppliers are faced with freezing credit, payment delays from their clients and severe cash flow problems, making...

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17 September 2008

[DOC] Wal-Mart responds to National Labor Commitee report raising concerns about working conditions at the Mediterranean Apparel Factory in Jordan

Author: Wal-Mart

Immediately upon becoming aware of the strike...Wal-Mart engaged the key stakeholders…Going forward, Wal-Mart’s Action Plan is to: 1. Continue dialogue with the supplier’s factory management and workers; proceed with the monitoring activities…2....

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16 September 2008

Response by Hanesbrands: Human trafficking & wide range of abuses at Mediterranean Resources, according to US-based National Labor Committee – supplies Hanesbrands, Wal-Mart

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