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Rip Curl website: http://www.ripcurl.com

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15 April 2019

Australia: Ethical Fashion Report grades 130 companies based on efforts to mitigate forced labour, child labour & exploitation in supply chains

Baptist World Aid Australia has released its 2019 Ethical Fashion Report, which sheds light on what the industry and individual companies are doing to address forced labour, child labour and exploitation....

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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17 August 2016

"On corporate human rights, Australia's actions speak louder than words"

Author: Amy Sinclair, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, on Guardian (UK)

Leading civil society and business groups have independently released key reports on Australia’s compliance with international corporate human rights standards this month...[T]he Australian Human Rights Commission and Global Compact Network Australia...

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13 March 2016

North Korea: Rip Curl reportedly produces surf clothing in North Korean factory with exploited workers, company says factory was unauthorized

Author: Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

"Surf clothing label Rip Curl using 'slave labour' to manufacture clothes in North Korea", 21 Feb 2016...

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25 September 2002

Clothing firms in court over workers' rights [Australia]

Author: AAP, in Sydney Morning Herald

Thirty leading fashion companies, including Rip Curl and Laura Ashley, have been taken to court as part of a crackdown on the alleged exploitation of clothing outworkers.

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