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Cambodia: Adidas, H&M, & others review their business & investment strategies and implications of EC's partial EBA withdrawal decision
Author: Shaun Turton, Nikkei Asian Review
"Fashion brands weigh Cambodia strategy after EU curbs trade", 14 February 2020...
Cambodia: H&M Group comments on European Commission's decision to partially withdraw Cambodia's trade preferences
Author: H&M Group
"H&M Group comments on EU trade preference withdrawal for Cambodia", 12 February 2020...
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India: Seven workers killed in fire at denim factory supplying to major intl. brands; Includes company comments
At least seven workers have been killed in a factory fire at Nandan Denim - India's largest denim supplier - which began on 8 February 2020. Police investigators said the factory had violated multiple regulations and the owner, a manager and a fire...
Bangladesh: Boiler explosion kills worker & injures five others at garment factory supplying to Next & H&M
Author: Hannah Abdullah, just-style
New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders
Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...
USA: Workers stage Black Friday protests at Macy's, Guess & H&M stores over working conditions & dismissals
Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian
"US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests", 29 November 2019...
Author: Simon Glover, Ecotextile News
"H&M Group supports digital wage payments", 21 November 2019...
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New discussion paper on mandatory human rights due diligence - includes perspectives from business, government and civil society
"Let's talk mandatory measures", Fall 2019 [M]andatory measures have not been a central part of the mix considered by states in the initial years of UNGPs implementation... That is now changing, particularly in Europe. A growing number of states are...
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"Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline", 15 November 2019...
Companies urged to uphold corporate responsibility when sourcing from Xinjiang and Uzbekistan, both with high risks of forced labour
Author: Catherine Putz, The Diplomat
“Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan”, 14 Nov 2019...