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2 October 2019

Social audit industry criticised for protecting brands' reputations while failing to protect garment worker safety & improve working conditions; Includes auditing company responses


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1 October 2019

RINA's response

Author: RINA

Reference is made to your message dated 24 September 2019....

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9 September 2019

Report alleges "systemic failures of corporate-controlled social auditing"

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

"FIG LEAF FOR FASHION: How social auditing protects brands and fails workers", September 2019...

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27 May 2019

What are the legal tools for holding corporations to account globally?

Author: 27/05/19 - Maria Khan, advocate at Raja Mohammad Akram & Co

On 11th September, 2012, a fire broke out at the Ali Enterprises textile factory in Pakistan. As a result, 262 workers died, and many more were injured.

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10 May 2019

Cambodia: Sand mining 'mafias' disregard laws, damage environment, & hurt livelihoods

Author: Rina Chandran, Reuters

"Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods: U.N.", 7 May 2019...

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26 February 2019
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Author: Carolijn Terwindt, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) & Gisela Burckhardt, FEMNET e.V.

Ohne eindeutige und leicht zugängliche Mechanismen für Transparenz und Rechenschaftspflicht besteht das Risiko, dass Audits Arbeiter*innen schaden, anstatt ihnen zu helfen.

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4 February 2019

Social audits in the textile industry: How to control the controllers?

Author: 4/2/19 - Carolijn Terwindt, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights & Gisela Burckhardt, FEMNET e.V.

Despite their key role in legitimizing supply chains, the responsibility of social auditing companies and compliance initiatives has too often been overlooked.

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9 January 2019

Kik trial questions 'customer is king' mantra

Author: Oliver Pieper, Deutsche Welle (Germany)

Four Pakistani citizens are suing German discounter KiK over a fire that broke out at one of its suppliers in Karachi on 11 September 2012 [causing the deaths of more than 250 people]… ...

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31 October 2018

Human Rights Watch urges German & Italian govts. to push for rehaul of "social audits" business

Author: Aruna Kashyap, Human Rights Watch

"Germany Paved the Way for Revamping “Social Audits,” Italy Should Follow", 8 Oct 2018...

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31 October 2018

EU Parliament to look into case of maltreated Pinoys in Denmark

Author: Roy Mabasa, Manila Bulletin

The European Parliament will look into the case of the 22 Filipino truck drivers who were found living and working in ghastly conditions in a southern city in Denmark near its border with Germany. “Their living conditions are inhumane. In many respect,...

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