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27 May 2020

Outreach to companies on relationships with apparel manufacturers & response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Visit our apparel COVID-19 action tracker...

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Article
25 May 2020

Cambodia: Govt. officials claim nearly 60,000 furloughed workers in garment and tourism sectors to receive monthly financial relief next week

Author: Sorn Sarath, Khmer Times

"Workers to receive entitlements next week", 22 May 2020...

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Article
25 May 2020

Garment workers in Asia continue to struggle amid mass layoffs due to COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Thu Thu Aung, Ruma Paul, Poppy McPherson, Reuters, Business Insider (USA)

'All my dreams are shattered': coronavirus crushes Asia’s garment industry, 18 May 2020...

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Article
20 May 2020

New academic research finds many audits are unreliable and underlines need for mandatory due diligence & worker participation

Author: Jason Judd & Sarosh Kuruvilla, The Conversation

"Why apparel brands’ efforts to police their supply chains aren’t working", 30 April 2020...

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Company response
19 May 2020

Response by dm

Author: Sebastian Bayer, dm CEO for Marketing + Procurement

Unofficial BHRRC translation of German original (attached)...

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Company non-response
18 May 2020

Adler Modemärkte AG did not respond

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Company non-response
18 May 2020

Basler did not respond

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Company response
18 May 2020

Response by NKD

Author: NKD

...As an immediate response NKD liaised with Amfori and further concerned competitors mentioned in the report, to discuss on how to get engaged and take action to address any possible violations where applicable. However, the report does not link NKD...

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Company response
18 May 2020

Response by s.Oliver

Author: s.Oliver

s.Oliver Group is currently working with suppliers from Bulgaria and the Ukraine - with a comparatively low proportionate procurement volume in the single-digit range. All our suppliers are contractually bound to comply with strict social and safety...

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Company response
18 May 2020

Response by Ulla Popken

Author: Ulla Popken

...Since 2010 Popken Fashion Group is a memeber to amfori BSCI, the business association for open and sustainable trade. We adhere to the amofi Code of Conduct and require our suppliers to do the same in all sourcing countries. The amfori statement...

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