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23 March 2018
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“ONG presenta queja contra Adidas ante la OCDE por violaciones a los DDHH” – 21 de marzo de 2018...

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23 March 2018

Cambodia: Apparel groups warn restrictions on freedom of association will make Cambodia unattractive & expensive place to do business

Author: Daphne Chen, The Phnom Penh Post (Cambodia)

"Apparel groups including H&M and Gap urge Cambodia garment industry reform, seek meeting with Hun Sen",  21 Mar 2018...

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23 March 2018

Cambodia: Letter of concern by brands to Prime Minister regarding freedom of association & human rights defenders

Author: Rick Helfenbein - President and CEO, American Apparel & Footwear Association, Christian Ewert - Director General, amfori – Trade with Purpose, Peter McAllister - Executive Director, Ethical Trading Initiative, Sharon Waxman - President and CEO, Fair Labor Association, Alexander Kohnstamm - Director, Fair Wear Foundation & Jane Hwang - President and CEO, Social Accountability International

On behalf of international garment, footwear, and travel goods brands and retailers, we write to urge your government to immediately implement its October 16, 2017 commitments... Further, we write to express our growing concern over recent...

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5 March 2018

USA: Several co.s to face class action lawsuit over waste dumping practices allegedly harmful for health; co.s deny allegations

Author: Sheena Butler-Young, Footwear News (USA)

"Merrell, Saucony Parent Facing More Than 90 Lawsuits Stemming From Waste Dumping Practices", 28 Feb 2018...

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29 January 2018

New report by Oxfam finds economic inequality & poor working conditions among female workers

Author: Oxfam

“Reward work, not wealth”...

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3 January 2018

India: Children found stitching shoes in hazardous conditions for global market in Agra

Author: Roli Srivastava, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Children stitch shoes for global market in India's tourist magnet Agra", 19 December 2017...

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20 December 2017

Ukraine, Serbia & Hungary: Report by Clean Clothes Campaign details poverty wages & poor working conditions in garment factories producing for global brands; incl. co responses

The report "Europe's Sweatshops" published by Clean Clothes Campaign documents poverty wages and poor working conditions in the garment and shoe industry throughout Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The report is presented together with new country...

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18 December 2017

India: New report calls for collaboration between co's, govt., NGOs, & communities to reduce child labour in footwear production

Author: Fair Labor Association, iMentor, Stop Child Labour Coalition

A new research study from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), iMentor and the Stop Child Labour Coalition (SCL) confirms the substantial prevalence of child labour in footwear production in the city of Agra, one of India’s primary centers of domestic...

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15 December 2017

Commentary: Research finds garment workers in Europe often earn less than living wage

Author: Corina Ajder, Digital Development Debates

"Europe's working poor", April 2017...

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28 November 2017

ILO report: Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises

Author: Leonie Barrie, Just-Style (UK)

"Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises". 21 Nov 2017...

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