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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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22 August 2012
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Author: Confédération Syndicale Internationale

La rencontre, qui faisait suite à la parution d’un rapport sur les conditions de travail dans la zone, a réuni les équipementiers adidas, Brooks Running et New Balance avec leurs principaux fournisseurs, nommément la Sintex Corporation, le Département...

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15 December 2011

Using Propaganda to Stop China's Strikes: Government and industry search for ways to calm the country's factory hands

Author: Dexter Roberts, Bloomberg [USA]

…7,000 workers at a...New Balance supplier in Dongguan protested plans to relocate production to Jiangxi province and cut bonuses…1,000 workers halted production to protest overtime rules at a Shenzhen company that…supplies Hewlett-Packard…[W]orkers at...

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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 forced...

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3 March 2011

Apparel Industry Leaders Launch Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Author: Sustainable Apparel Coalition

A group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. The Coalition will work on...

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11 January 2010

Clearing the hurdles

Author: Play Fair Alliance

Just before the Beijing Olympics in 2008, Play Fair and The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN)...identified four key hurdles facing workers in the sportswear industry and recommended four ways to overcome them:...

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11 January 2010

Play Fair campaign rates responses by 8 sportswear firms to demands to end supply chain labour rights abuses

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11 January 2010
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Author: Campaña Juego Limpio

Justo antes de los Juegos Olímpicos de Beijing en 2008, Play Fair 2008 y la Red de Solidaridad de la Maquila (RSM) publicaron un informe llamado Salvando obstáculos: Pasos para mejorar los salarios y las condiciones de trabajo en la industria mundial...

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5 January 2009
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Author: Campagne vêtements propres & Schone Kleren Campagne

...Où trouver, en Belgique, des vêtements fabriqués dans des conditions de travail décentes ?...Dans une première section,...cette brochure vous propose une vue transversale des engagements et pratiques [de 33] entreprises sélectionnées.... [Dans] la...

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3 January 2009
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Author: Campagne Vêtements Propres [Belgique]

...Porter un autre regard sur les marques et les enseignes de mode à la lumière de leur engagement pour les droits fondamentaux des travailleurs, c’est l’exercice que propose la Campagne Vêtements Propres dans la brochure « Nous voulons des vêtements...

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