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30 May 2019

Global garment companies are failing to deliver on living wage promises to workers, new SPERI study finds

Author: Remi Edwards, Tom Hung & Genevieve LeBaron, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute

Since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh in 2013, the garment industry has faced growing pressure to raise wages and improve working conditions from consumers, civil society, unions and governments. Leading global corporation...

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9 May 2019

Corporate compliance with EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive lowest for human rights, study on co's in Germany, Sweden & Austria finds

Author: iPoint

[A] new baseline study [...] evaluates corporate compliance with the new EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) [...] for 2017 and 2018, focusing on companies in Germany, Sweden, and Austria......

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15 April 2019

Australia: Ethical Fashion Report grades 130 companies based on efforts to mitigate forced labour, child labour & exploitation in supply chains

Baptist World Aid Australia has released its 2019 Ethical Fashion Report, which sheds light on what the industry and individual companies are doing to address forced labour, child labour and exploitation....

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19 December 2018

Brands sign Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action at COP24

Author: Maria Cristina Pavarini, Sportswear International

"How the fashion industry signed the first charter for climate change", 19 December 2018...

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20 September 2018
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Author: Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien


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20 September 2018

Bangladesh: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles members urge Govt. to support existing agreement for transition of Accord

Author: Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

"Members of the textiles partnership posing a joint demand", 28 August 2018...

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3 September 2018

New book explores governance & management approaches to creating sustainable fashion supply chains, emphasising UNGPs

Author: Sarah Jastram, Anna-Maria Schneider (Eds.)

[Purchase required to access book.]...

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18 May 2018
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On 3 May, Dr. Gisela Burckhardt of the women's rights organization FEMNET gave a speech at Hugo Boss' AGM criticising labour conditions at supplier factories and alleging that social audits currently fail to detect these abuses. We invited Hugo Boss to...

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15 May 2018
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Author: Hugo Boss

Als international produzierendes und wirtschaftendes Unternehmen sind nachhaltige Prozesse in der Beschaffung und Produktion für HUGO BOSS von besonderer Bedeutung. In unserem aktuellen Nachhaltigkeitsbericht und auf unserer Website sind ausführliche...

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1 April 2018

Fair Labor Association reports pregnancy discrimination and deportation of migrant women workers in Asia

Author: Anuradha Nagaraj, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Pregnant migrant workers in Asia face discrimination, deportation-report," 26 March 2018...

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