Mexx (part of RNF Holding)

Headquarters in Netherlands

Mexx was an international fashion company that was bought by Liz Claiborne in 2001. In 2011, Liz Claiborne sold Mexx at a loss, and in December 2014, three holidng companies of Mexx were declared bankrupt. The Turkish company Eroglu Holding acquired Mexx in 2015 and in 2017, the Dutch company RNF Holding bought Mexx. The acquisition of MEXX has been incorporated into the newly formed MEXX International BV.

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20 December 2017

Ukraine, Serbia & Hungary: Report by Clean Clothes Campaign details poverty wages & poor working conditions in garment factories producing for global brands; incl. co responses

The report "Europe's Sweatshops" published by Clean Clothes Campaign documents poverty wages and poor working conditions in the garment and shoe industry throughout Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The report is presented together with new country...

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Company non-response
19 December 2017

Mexx did not respond

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26 June 2017

Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East

Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal

...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...

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6 November 2007

Opening of judicial proceedings against several members of CCC and of ICN [India]

Author: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

According to the information received, on September 26, 2007, the Indian VII Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Bangalore decided to issue arrest warrants against seven Netherlands-based human rights defenders from CCC and ICN, at the request...

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1 August 2007

India: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders raises concerns over lawsuit brought by Fibers & Fabrics against Dutch labour rights NGOs

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1 August 2007

Report on complaint against FFI [Fibre & Fabrics Intl.]

Author: Fair Wear Foundation

Mexx [part of Liz Claiborne] informed FWF [Fair Wear Foundation] in April 2007 that, as Mexx is in the process of reconsidering its supply chain strategies in general, they wanted to stop ordering from FFI for several reasons. The last orders Mexx...

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31 July 2007

Sweatshop blues for apparel exports [India]

Author: Boby Kurian & Arun Iyer, Economic Times [India]

...Influential global NGOs and trade unions are now attacking India’s apparel export industry...Global biggies like Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s, Ann Taylor and Mexx have snapped sourcing ties with Bangalore-based Fibres & Fabrics International (FFI)...

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16 July 2007

India: CSR Asia commentary on defamation lawsuit brought by Fibres & Fabrics & its subsidiary Jeans Knit against two European NGOs (scroll to pg. 9)

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16 July 2007

Support freedom of speech and freedom of association

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

Legal action is being used by a company producing garments in India [Fibres and Fabrics International and its subsidiary Jeans Knit Pvt Ltd (FFI/JKPL)] to silence organisations in India and the Netherlands [Clean Clothes Campaign, India Committee of...

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19 June 2007

Clean Clothes Campaign summoned to Indian court in alleged defamation case

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

Following their efforts to draw attention to rights violations at an Indian garment factory, the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) and the India Committee of the Netherlands (ICN) have been summoned to appear in a Bangalore court on June 25, 2007. The Dutch...

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