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Company response
24 March 2020

Puma's response

Author: Puma

PUMA has no direct relationship with Huafu Top Dyed Melange Yarn Co. Ltd. However, as they are one of the world’s largest cotton yarn suppliers, some of our fabric suppliers buy yarns from them. ...

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Company response
23 March 2020

Abercrombie & Fitch's response

Author: spokesperson of Abercrombie & Fitch

Per A&F Co.’s published Vendor Code of Conduct, we do not tolerate use of forced labor and the safety, security and welfare of the people with whom we work is a priority. Our sourcing and sustainability teams closely monitor our network of...

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Company response
23 March 2020

Amazon's response

Author: Amazon

... Amazon expects all products sold in the Amazon Store or provided to Amazon to be manufactured or produced in accordance with Amazon’s Supply Chain Standards. We do not tolerate the use of forced labor. We regularly assess suppliers, using...

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Company response
23 March 2020

Gap's response

Author: Gap Inc.

We are deeply committed to maintaining responsible and ethical practices across our business and seek to uphold and advocate for the fundamental values and human rights of individuals and ethnic groups of all origins. ...

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Company response
23 March 2020

H&M's response

Author: H&M Group

... [W]e are deeply concerned by reports from civil society organizations and media that include accusations of forced labour and discrimination of ethnoreligious minorities in Xinjiang......

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Item
23 March 2020
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Author: Polaris Project

“Proyecto de comunicación bidireccional en el sector agrícola potosino”, enero de 2020...

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Item
23 March 2020

Mexico: Report illustrates the vulnerabilities of agricultural workers in San Luis Potosí

Author: Polaris Project

“Bidirectional Communication Pilot Project in the Agricultural Sector of San Luis Potosí, Mexico”, January 2020...

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Story
23 March 2020

Sudan: Gvt. begins proceedings to prosecute UAE Black Shield accused of forcing Sudanese to fight in Yemen and Libya, following workers'mobilisation

Sudanese lawyers announced on Monday that legal measures had been taken against travel agencies that have contributed to deceiving Sudanese youth by offering them work contracts with the Emirati Black Shield Security Services then transferring them to...

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Article
19 March 2020

Australia: Govt. announces public consultation on development of an International Strategy on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Author: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Government

"International Strategy on Human trafficking and Modern Slavery", March 2020...

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Company response
19 March 2020

Marks & Spencer's response

Author: Marks & Spencer

... M&S does not source from Youngor Textile Holdings Co. Ltd., nor the Youngor’s Xinjiang company as claimed....

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