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Bangladesh: Millions of garment workers continue to be threatened with job & income losses, as global brands cancel orders due to COVID-19
Author: David Schilling, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
“The collateral damage of Covid-19 in the Bangladesh apparel sector”, 24 April 2020...
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Fashion Transparency Index 2020 ranks fashion brands & retailers on social & environmental issues; Finds majority of brands lack transparency
Author: Fashion Transparency Index
"The Fashion Transparency Index 2020", April 2020...
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UNIQLO production partners must commit to our strict company code of conduct, which covers human and worker rights. Additionally, we require all production partners to uphold the same standards set out in our code of conduct with any of their own...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Uniqlo (part of Fast Retailing)
« De grandes marques liées au travail forcé des Ouïghours en Chine, selon une ONG » 2 mars 2020...
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China: 83 major brands implicated in report on forced labour of ethnic minorities from Xinjiang assigned to factories across provinces; Includes company responses
In March 2020, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) published a report Uyghurs for sale: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang, which identified 83 foreign and Chinese companies as allegedly directly or indirectly...
Author: Australian Strategic Policy Institute
[The Australian Strategic Policy Institute published a report entitled "Uyghurs for sale - ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang" in February 2020.]...
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Indonesia: Worker seeking Uniqlo severance pay demands UN and ILO supports workers as well as brands, following Uniqlo partnerships
Author: Chris Remington, EcoTextile
"Worker account calls out Uniqlo, cautions UN", 28 November 2019...
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Companies urged to uphold corporate responsibility when sourcing from Xinjiang and Uzbekistan, both with high risks of forced labour
Author: Catherine Putz, The Diplomat
“Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan”, 14 Nov 2019...
Author: Public Eye
"Firmencheck 2019", 19. September 2019...
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...UNIQLO does not have any production partners located in the Xinjiang province of China, with no such suggestion in the recent ABC report. However, we are aware of this and other recent media reports about the province, and are looking into the matter.
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