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Sara Lee spun off its apparel business, including its Hanes, Champion & Playtex brands, as Hanesbrands in September 2006.

 

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21 July 2011

Major American Brands Silent on Alleged Rights Abuses At Overseas Factories [Jordan]

Author: Janell Ross, Huffington Post [USA]

A month after a prominent human rights group accused major American brands of purchasing clothing from a factory in Jordan that systematically abuses workers, the companies have yet to declare any public action... the Institute for Global Labour and...

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20 June 2011

Jordan: Alleged worker abuses, including rape and beatings, at clothing supplier to Walmart, Target, Macy's, Kohl's, Hanes - includes company responses

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20 June 2011

Sex Abuse Alleged at Apparel Maker [Jordan]

Author: Miguel Bustillo, Wall Street Journal

Jordanian authorities arrested a manager at a factory that makes clothing for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other retailers after a female employee came forward to accuse him of rape, following what an activist group says were years of claims by other women...

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9 May 2011

Company Response to Forced Child Labor in Uzbek Cotton

Author: International Labour Rights Forum

Companies across the US and Europe have taken a stand against forced child labor in the production of Uzbek cotton. In addition, some companies are working hard to develop clear traceability for cotton and other components of clothing....[C]ompanies...

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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 on...

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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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13 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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