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19 March 2018

Indonesia: Activists protest against factory in Java due to pollution; seven protesters have been arrested for vandalism & defamation

Author: The Jakarta Post

A crowd of activists protested in front of the Energy Building...to demand that garment company PT Huddleston Indonesia, which occupies the 20th floor of the building, shut down operations of PT Rayon Utama Makmur (RUM) in Sukoharjo, Central Java....

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6 February 2018

The World Economic Forum & Nike: Emerging 'shared responsibility' & institutional control models for achieving a socially responsible global supply chain?

Author: Thomas A. Hemphill & George O. White III

"The World Economic Forum & Nike: Emerging ‘Shared Responsibility’ & Institutional Control Models for Achieving a Socially Responsible Global Supply Chain?," 15 April 2016...

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24 January 2018

World Economic Forum 2018 discusses rise in CEO activism

Author: Ashifi Gogo, Sproxil (USA)

"The new age of CEO activism", 16 Jan 2018...

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10 August 2017

Cambodia: Garment workers dispute research claiming more than half of workers live in good housing conditions

Author: Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times

"Garment worker housing survey disputed", 03 August 2017...

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24 April 2017

India: Procter & Gamble's ad raises awareness of issues transgender women face

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25 January 2017

Kenya: Unilever partnership to help small-scale tea farmers increase yields & diversify economic activities

Author: Agatha Ngotho, The Star (Nairobi)

"Tea farmers benefit from Sh140 million three-year project"...

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31 August 2016

Russia: Former AvtoVAZagregat car plant workers protest over unpaid wages

Author: The Moscow Times (Russia)

"Russian car plant workers take to the streets after months without pay", 30 August 2016...

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30 May 2016

Home to 18 million slaves, India unveils first comprehensive draft law on human trafficking

India is home to the largest number of enslaved people in the world, with over 18 million people ...

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4 May 2016

Wage payment violations detected amongst Egyptian factories in free trade zones

Author: Fair Labor Association (USA)

Assessors conducting factory visits in Egypt for the FLA and its affiliated brands have recently detected a very common wage-related violation in Egypt’s free trade zones.  Established in 1997, Egypt’s 10 free trade zones – where most large...

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