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30 March 2020

UK: Unions call on fashion retailers to close local warehouses to keep workers safe amid COVID-19 pandemic

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26 March 2020

UK: Next closes online operation during pandemic in response to warehouse workers' health fears

Author: James Davey, Reuters

"Britain's Next shuts online operation to protect workers", 26 March 2020...

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17 December 2019

Bangladesh: Boiler explosion kills worker & injures five others at garment factory supplying to Next & H&M

Author: Hannah Abdullah, just-style

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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19 November 2019

Myanmar: Apparel brands sign freedom of association agreement with suppliers

Author: IndustriALL

"Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline", 15 November 2019...

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29 October 2019

ACT living wage initiative brands adopt joint due diligence framework on purchasing practices

In September 2019, brands who are members of the ACT living wage initiative adopted a joint due diligence framework to ensure their purchasing practices facilitate the payment of a living wage, as set out in the ACT Memorandum of Understanding. Accord...

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1 October 2019

India: Next, Varner & Shop Direct collaborate on project to improve conditions in fabric mills, engaging over 9,000 female workers

Author: Beth Wright, just-style

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20 September 2019

Commentary: Recognising corporate watchdogs as an integral part of ethical outsourcing could help improve current auditing system

Author: Peter Bengtsen, Le Monde diplomatique

"Mica mining, why watchdogs count", April 2019...

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26 August 2019

Fashion brands investigating situation in Myanmar following UN report exposing military business ties

Author: Shaun Turton, Nikkei Asian Review

Supplier lists disclosed by clothing companies and reviewed by the Nikkei Asian Review revealed several well-known brands sourcing from factories inside two industrial zones that, according to the U.N, are owned by military conglomerate Myanmar...

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13 June 2019

UK & global brand responses to 2019 living wage surveys

Author: Labour Behind the Label & Clean Clothes Campaign

Labour Behind the Label and Clean Clothes Campaign invited 32 brands to respond to their living wage survey, to update their study into brand progress towards payment of a living wage. The responses are attached. ...

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