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8 April 2008

Roots relieved to be away from Olympic glare

Author: Marina Strauss, Globe and Mail [Canada]

As protests disrupted the Olympic torch relay in Paris Monday, Roots Canada co-founder Michael Budman said he's just as happy to hand over association with the U.S. Olympic team to Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. because of discomfort over China and human...

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7 December 2006
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Author: Le Groupe d'action pour le commerce équitable

Le Groupe d'action pour le commerce équitable (ETAG) a publié aujourd'hui son deuxième bilan annuel de la transparence, qui compare les comptes rendus au public sur le respect des normes du travail par 30 des principaux détaillants et marques de...

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1 December 2006

"2006 Transparency Report Card" assesses labour standards reporting by 30 apparel retailers: Levi Strauss, Reebok score highest; Mountain Equipment Co-op, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Hudson’s Bay improve from 2005

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1 December 2006

Revealing Clothing: 2006 Transparency Report Card

Author: Maquila Solidarity Network

...Transparency Report Card, assesses and compares public reporting on labour standards compliance by 30 top apparel retailers and brands selling clothes in the Canadian market, including Levi Strauss, Nike, adidas, H&M, Mountain Equipment Co-op,...

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1 December 2006

[PDF] full report: "Revealing Clothing - 2006 Transparency Report Card"

Author: Ethical Trading Action Group (ETAG)

[Each company was evaluated against a total of 20 criteria spread among five categories: Governance and risk management, Code for labour standards, Stakeholder engagement, Management, Supply chain auditing and reporting. The 30 companies surveyed (with...

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19 August 2004

Roots moves to improve labour standards

Author: Joe Friesen, Globe and Mail [Canada]

Roots clothing company, accused by workers rights organizations of failing to meet international labour standards, said last night that it will change its code of conduct...Lynda Yanz of the Maquila Solidarity Network...said last night that Nike,...

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