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17 July 2016

Reports allege poor working conditions in shoe supply chains in Eastern Europe; company responses included

The recently released reports by the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC), “Labour on a Shoestring” and “Trampling Workers Rights Underfoot”, as well as the initiative “Change your Shoes” demonstrate the responsibility for respecting human rights for shoe bra...

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13 July 2016
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Author: Collectif Ethique sur l’Etiquette

« Victoire : indemnisation des victimes de l’incendie de l’usine Tazreen », 12 juillet 2016...

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10 March 2015

Businesses increasingly held accountable through Natl. Contact Points, says chair of OECD working party on responsible business

Author: Rolf Nieuwenkamp, chair of the OECD working party on responsible business conduct, on Guardian (UK)

"From land grabs to anti union behaviour, businesses are increasingly being held accountable", 24 Feb 2015...

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4 November 2014
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Author: Deutschen Nationale Kontaktstelle für die OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen

Beschwerde des Mitglieds des Deutschen Bundestages (MdB) Uwe Kekeritz gegen die Unternehmen KiK Textilien und Non-Food GmbH, C&A Mode GmbH & Co und Karl Rieker GmbH & Co. KG...

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16 December 2013

Bangladesh: Companies Fail to Compensate Fire Victims [Bangladesh]

Author: Human Rights Watch

The survivors of a Bangladesh factory fire, which killed at least 112 garment workers last year, are still suffering from their injuries and loss of income and have not received adequate compensation, Human Rights Watch said today...Meaningful...

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22 May 2013

Karl Rieker response

Author: Karl Rieker

[Karl Rieker response to OECD complaint accusing KiK of partial responsibility for deaths and injuries at a KiK supplier factory fire in Bangladesh.] [W]e did not place any order to Tazreen Fashions but one single order to the Holding (Tuba)- not...

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13 May 2013

[PDF] German Companies must take Responsibility for Working Conditions of Suppliers

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), Medico International

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited C&A, KiK & Karl Rieker to respond. KiK & Karl Rieker responses provided below. C&A declined to respond at this time due to confidentiality requirements of the OECD process.] Medico...

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