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2 July 2007

Ethical Sourcing Forum Europe, Paris, 18th & 19th October

Author: Intertek

The 'Ethical Sourcing Forum' is a multi-stakeholder, accelerated learning and benchmarking platform, addressing the latest social and environmental challenges facing global supply chain professionals... Confirmed speakers include...Walt Disney...,...

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14 March 2012

South Asian textile lack social compliance [India]

Author: Economic Times [India]

More and more multinational garment brands and retailers are monitoring supply chains forcing textile units to comply with social and environmental norms. But manufacturers in the South Asian countries targeting a bigger share of the international...

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6 August 2012

Response by Intertek: China Labor Watch alleges child labour at Samsung supplier HEG Electronics - Samsung announces investigation.

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3 September 2012

China: Samsung to make on-site inspections of all its suppliers, following earlier allegations of child labour

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6 September 2012

China Labor Watch report re alleged use of child labour in Samsung supplier factory

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 6 Aug 2012, China Labor Watch released...[a] report on Samsung’s supplier HEG Electronics...China Labor Watch reported issues of child labour and student labour exploitation as well as...the alleged failure of auditors to uncover the issues. On 8...

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6 September 2012
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5 December 2012

Bangladesh: Documents indicate 3 Walmart suppliers made goods in Tazreen apparel factory where 112 workers died - Walmart reportedly pushed back on fire safety proposal

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5 December 2012

Bangladesh: How Rules Went Astray

Author: Tripti Lahiri & Syed Zain al-Mahmood, Wall Street Journal

In the last week of October, a supplier for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. placed an order with garment-maker Simco Bangladesh...Simco subcontracted the work to another company without Wal-Mart's authorization, [a] Simco executive said. Wal-Mart, which said it...

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2 March 2013

UK firms to be forced to reveal where they pay tax, as we reveal one in four top names pay no corporation tax at all

Author: Alex Hawkes, Mail on Sunday [UK]

Britain is to drop its opposition to plans that will force all European companies to say what tax they pay wherever they operate. After agreement in Brussels...that Europe’s banks must reveal the taxes paid in each country, the Treasury is understood...

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2 February 2016

Intertek response

Author: Intertek

...OWRO infers that Intertek Azeri, the Group’s business unit in Azerbaijan, has made a significant proportion of its workforce redundant and in some cases employees were forced to write their own letters of termination. OWRO’s statements in regards...

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