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Company response
23 January 2019

Response by Pull & Bear (part of Inditex)

Author: Pull & Bear (part of Inditex)

Inditex has a longstanding commitment to a sustainable supply chain. We work with our suppliers to guarantee the highest social and environmental standards by requiring them to comply with the stringent requirements stipulated in our Code of Conduct...

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Story
21 January 2019

Cambodia: Report on brick industry reveals use of garment fabrics to fuel kilns; some companies commit to investigate and take action

The Blood Bricks project looks into  modern slavery and debt bondage in the brick-making industry in Cambodia. In 2018, the labour ministry of Cambodia committed to investigate labour-related issues in the brick-making industry as a response to the...

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Article
21 January 2019

Full report: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia

Author: Katherine Brickell, et. al, Royal Holloway, University of London

Note from Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: This report is published by Royal Holloway, University of London. Below are excerpts of the report discussing the relationship between problematic waste management in the garment sector in Cambodia...

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Company response
21 January 2019

Response by Marks & Spencer

Author: Marks & Spencer

We have carrief out a full investigation in relation to the report referred to in your request for a response. ...

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Company non-response
20 January 2019

J.Crew did not respond

Author: J.Crew

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond. It did not.

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Company non-response
20 January 2019

Old Navy did not respond

Author: Old Navy

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond. It did not.

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Company response
20 January 2019

Response by George at Asda

Author: George at Asda

George at Asda care about the  dignity of workers in global supply chains and require high standards from suppliers on both social and environmental issues. Although the allegations in the report do not address measures within our supply chain directly...

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Company response
20 January 2019

Response by Walmart

Author: Walmart

Walmart is committed to responsible sourcing and holding our suppliers to standards of conduct consistent with our Statement of Ethics, which can be found at https://www.walmartethics.com/home.aspx. We take your issue seriously and will be sure to...

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Article
15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2018...

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Article
8 January 2019
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Author: El Espectador

"Embolatados $269.808 millones en Saludcoop y Cafesalud" – 08 de enero de 2019...

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