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10 July 2018
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Author: Petra Sorge, TAZ

„Die Zielvorgaben sind kaum zu schaffen“, sagt [...] ein Mitarbeiter der Adidas-Zulieferfabrik Bay Island in San Pedro Sula, Honduras... Adidas selbst erklärt, es unterhalte „keine direkte vertragliche Beziehung mit Bay Island“, sondern nur...

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14 June 2018

Major World Cup sponsors, adidas & Nike, accused of paying "poverty wages" to women workers in their supply chains

  A new report by Éthique sur l’étiquette and Clean Clothes Campaign, "Foul Play", accuses adidas and Nike, major sponsors of the 2018 World Cup, of paying poverty wages to the thousands of women in their supply chain that sew the football shirts and ...

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8 April 2018

Palestinian civil society welcomes end of partnership between adidas and Israel Football Association

In March 2018, 130 Palestinian football clubs urged adidas to end its sponsorship agreement due to the Israel Football Association's (IFA) complicity in violations of international law. According to the letter, “[t]he IFA sponsors football matches in...

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31 March 2018

adidas responded to human rights concerns regarding its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association

Author: adidas

Fundamentally, adidas acts in a politically neutral way. We equip teams with sportswear, athletic footwear and equipment for one goal: to promote sports and to be associated with sports. adidas holds outfitting contracts with several national teams in...

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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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16 March 2018

CEOs & corporations expected to increasingly quickly figure out where they stand on issues of the day

Author: Aaron K. Chatterji, New York Times (USA)

"Our Newest Culture Warriors: Activist C.E.O.s," 2 Mar 2018...

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7 March 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods co. statement turns a page in CEO activism by making explicit call for gun legislation

Author: Jena McGregor, The Washington Post (USA)

"Dick’s Sporting Goods took a stand on gun sales — and made a big statement," 06 Mar 2018...

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28 February 2018

USA: Dick's Sporting Goods will stop selling assault-style rifles

Author: Chris Isidore, CNN Money

Dick's Sporting Goods, the nation's largest sporting goods retailer, will stop selling assault-style weapons like the one used in the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting. The company said it will also raise the minimum age for all gun sales to 21....

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22 February 2018

BlackRock puts gunmakers on notice after Florida school shooting

Author: Ross Kerber & Trevor Hunnicutt, Reuters

The world’s largest asset manager put U.S. gunmakers on notice on Thursday that it is no longer business as usual in the wake of a shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school. BlackRock Inc said it will speak with weapons manufacturers and...

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13 October 2017

Indonesia: Adidas & Mizuno failed to address labour rights abuses in supplier factory, says Clean Clothes Campaign

On 29th September, Clean Clothes Campaign issued a statement calling on sports' brands adidas and Mizuno to pay severance to former workers of the Panarub Dwikarya Benoa (PDK) factory in Indonesia who went on strike in 2012 to protest poor working...

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