Clean Clothes Campaign report "Cashing In" and company responses
On 10 February 2009 Clean Clothes Campaign launched its “Cashing In” report on five global retailers: Aldi, Carrefour, Lidl, Tesco, Walmart. It highlighted poor working conditions in the companies' supply chains in Asia and said they were not taking sufficient action to address the problems.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the five companies to respond:
Aldi response [DOC], 17 Mar 2009
Carrefour response (English) [PDF], 17 Mar 2009
Carrefour response (French) [PDF], 17 Mar 2009
Carrefour/FIDH draft case study [PDF]: "Empowering workers through training on fundamental rights at work in Bangladesh"
Lidl response [DOC], 13 Mar 2009
Rejoinder from Clean Clothes Campaign to Lidl [DOC], 11 Jun 2009
Tesco response [DOC], 18 Mar 2009
Wal-Mart response [DOC], 12 Mar 2009