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18 June 2019

UK: Boohoo addresses claims it is reluctant to acknowledge trade union as union prepares to heighten campaign for recognition

Author: Hannah Abdulla, just-style

"Boohoo rebuffs claims it is reluctant to engage with unions", 14 June 2019...

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18 June 2019

UK: Fashion retailer Boohoo accused of refusal to recognise trade union, despite commitment to do so; Incl. co. comments

UK fashion etailer Boohoo has been accused of refusing to recognise retail trade union USDAW, despite assurances that it would do so during a parliamentary inquiry on the fast-fashion industry in the UK, led by the Environmental Auditing Committee (EA...

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17 June 2019
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Author: Sophie Rolland, Les Echos (France)

Pour investir dans les entreprises les plus respectueuses de l'environnement, les grands fonds de pension, gestionnaires d'actifs, ou assureurs ont besoin de données fiables et comparables. Le sujet n'est pas nouveau. Depuis 2003, une organisation non...

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Report
14 June 2019

Labour groups launch report addressing gender justice in garment supply chains, as negotiations are underway at the ILC to create a global standard on women’s labour rights

Author: Global Labour Justice & Asia Floor Wage Alliance

"Gender Justice on Garment Global Supply Chains: An Agenda to Transform Fast-Fashion", June 2019,...

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Article
11 June 2019

Ecuador: European cos. publicly support defender Jorge Acosta & call on govt. to protect defenders

Author: Axfood, Coop, Everfresh, Greenfood, Martin & Servera and Menigo

"Letter in support of Jorge Acosta", 11 Jun 2019...

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Report
6 June 2019

Global: Brands showing no progress in meeting living wage commitments, report finds

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

"Major brands are failing on living wage commitments", 5 June 2019...

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Article
31 May 2019

Global: Brands failing promises made to pay their workers living wage

Author: Jonathan Eley, Financial Times

"Top retailers failing on pledge to pay fair wages, says report", 30 May 2019...

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20 May 2019

Bangladesh: Accord to continue operations for 281 working days as transition agreement is reached

On 19 May 2019, after months of delays and uncertainty, the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building finally struck a deal with the Bangladesh Garment Employers Association (BGMEA) concerning the future of its operations in the country. A memorandum of...

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16 May 2019

Commentary: “Non-technology” companies integrating AI into their business operations also need to address human rights impacts

Author: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Business for Social Responsibility

"Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: We Need to Talk about the Use Phase", 16 May, 2019...

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Article
13 May 2019

Indian Embassy launches social media campaign warning workers against travel to the UAE on tourist visas peddled by rogue recruiters

Author: Ramola Talwar Badam, The National (UAE)

"Embassy shares sorrow of Indian workers lured to UAE by devious recruitment agents", 9 May 2019...

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