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Company response
12 March 2019

J.Crew's response

Author: J.Crew

J.Crew Group is committed to ensure that products are produced in an responsible and ethical manner to protect workers and the environment.  As such, we do not condone the practice of using garment scraps as a source of energy generation by brick...

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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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30 June 2017

USA Today Network investigation finds exploitation of truckers common in supply chains of US retailers

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Article
8 September 2014

Conflict Minerals Too Hard To Track, Commerce Department Says

Author: Emily Chasan, Wall Street Journal blog

The U.S. government finally acknowledged Friday it cannot determine which refiners and smelters around the world are financially fueling violence in the war-torn Congo region.The Commerce Department published a list of more than 400 sites from...

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Lawsuit
18 February 2014

U.S. apparel cos. lawsuit (re Saipan)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The island of Saipan is in the US Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI). Beginning in the 1980s, many clothing manufacturers had their garments made in Saipan because such items could be labelled “Made in the USA” and subsequently...

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Article
11 July 2013

Case profile: U.S. apparel cos. lawsuit (re Saipan)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuits against American retail apparel companies and Saipan-based garment factories over allegations of unlawful conspiracies regarding involuntary servitude and criminal peonage.]

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Article
1 November 2012

Over 100 Powerhouse Apparel Brands and Companies Have Signed the Cotton Pledge [Uzbekistan]

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

Responsible Sourcing Network...surpassed 100 signatories to the RSN Cotton Pledge...The growing number of...brands and retailers publicly committing to avoid Uzbek cotton communicates to the Government of Uzbekistan that the apparel industry does not...

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Article
12 September 2011

Unprecedented Number of U.S. and European Apparel Companies and Major Industry Association Sign Pledge to Call for Elimination of Forced Child Labor in Uzbekistan

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

More than 60 of the world’s best known apparel companies and brands as well as the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), which represents more than 800 brands, have signed a pledge to not knowingly source Uzbek cotton harvested using...

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Article
30 August 2006

[PDF] [China: further information about record fine for illegal sewage discharge imposed on textile firm owned by Hong Kong-listed Fountain Set - in "China View - A roundup of stories making the Chinese press last week"] [see last paragraph on page 7]

Author: Stephen Frost, in CSR Asia Weekly Vol. 2, Week 35

...a textile firm owned by Hong Kong-listed company [Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited]...has been ordered to pay 11.55 million yuan (US$1.4 million) for illicit discharge of excess waste water over the past two years...Fountain Set includes adidas,...

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27 August 2006

China: Guangdong authorities impose record fine on textile firm for illegal sewage release - firm owned by Fountain Set Ltd

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