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10 Feb 2009

Clean Clothes Campaign report "Cashing In" and company responses

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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"

Rejoinder from Clean Clothes Campaign to Carrefour [DOC], 13 Jul 2009

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


Company Responses

Aldi Süd View Response
Carrefour View Response
Walmart View Response