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27 May 2013

Fast Retailing Hasn’t Decided to Join Bangladesh Safety Pact

Author: Yuki Yamaguchi and Masahiro Watanabe, Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Fast Retailing Co. [which owns Uniqlo], hasn’t decided if it will join a safety pact to improve fire and building safety in Bangladesh following the country’s worst industrial disaster. The agreement has been supported by other retailers including...

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22 January 2013

Limited Brands, Benetton Agree to Greenpeace’s Environmental Safety Measures

Author: Accessories Magazine [USA]

Limited Brands, parent to Victoria’s Secret, and the Benetton Group are the latest major fashion retailers and manufacturers to sign onto Greenpeace International’s Detox campaign that seeks to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from fashion...

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28 September 2012

When a CEO Turns Activist: Why H&M Wants Bangladesh to Increase Workers' Wages [Bangladesh]

Author: Per Grankvist, CSR Wire

…In addition to working with suppliers to increase wages, H&M is now hoping that Persson's meeting with Bangladesh's Prime Minister will influence the government to increase the minimum wage, thus leveling the playing field for all companies...

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23 January 2012

Q&A: Japanese clothing retail giant helps refugees in unique ways

Author: UNHCR

The refugee agency's [UNHCR's] partnership with UNIQLO, Japan's leading clothing retail chain, has been developing in exciting ways over the past few years...Initially, UNIQLO distributed used clothes to refugees in camps..."So far we have distributed...

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18 January 2012
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Author: Haut Commissariat des Nations unies pour les réfugiés

Le HCR tient à ses relations avec ses partenaires du monde de l'entreprise qui représentent aujourd'hui une part croissante de sa collecte de fonds du secteur privé. Le partenariat de l'agence pour les réfugiés avec UNIQLO, la principale chaine de...

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14 March 2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami - company contributions to humanitarian aid

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...

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22 July 2010
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Author: AFP

Le groupe de vêtements basiques bon marché japonais Fast Retailing a annoncé un partenariat avec une filiale de la banque de micro-crédit du Prix Nobel de la Paix Mohammad Yunus afin de contribuer à la lutte contre la pauvreté qui touche le Bangladesh....

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