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13 January 2020

Italian National Fashion Chamber's 100 members adopt manifesto to improve racial and gender diversity

Author: Colleen Barry / AP, Time

"'We Saw There Is Disparity.' Italian Fashion World Adopts Diversity Agenda", 12 Jan 2020...

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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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19 December 2017

Response by Versace

Author: Versace

...Gianni Versace Spa considers the respect of human rights as critical and requires the same commitment to its supply chain. In order to maintain visibility and transparency, the Company is continuously in the process of carrying out social and...

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29 December 2016

USA: Ex-Versace employee files lawsuit over company's alleged racially discriminatory business practices

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28 December 2016

Bay Area Versace store used code when blacks entered, former employee claims in lawsuit

Author: Associated Press, Los Angeles Times (USA)

A former employee at a Versace outlet store in the San Francisco Bay Area is suing the global retailer for discriminating against him and customers, according to a lawsuit filed in Alameda County court...23-year-old Christopher Sampino alleges that...

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16 November 2016

Sampino v. Versace USA, Inc. Complaint

Author: Superior court of the state of California in Alameda county (USA)

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31 January 2014

Burberry Commits to Phasing Out Toxic Chemicals from Supply Chain

Author: Gina-Marie Cheeseman, TriplePundit

Burberry Group...announced its removing all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by Jan...2020. To achieve this goal, Burberry will set up “mechanisms for disclosure and transparency” for the hazardous chemicals used in its supply...

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31 January 2012

Before the gold rush: Burma braces for march of the multinationals

Author: Jason Burke, Guardian [UK]

As foreign investors get ready to strike it rich once sanctions are lifted, Rangoon's poorest fear they will lose out again. Hundreds of the world's biggest companies are making plans to move into the country if political progress towards democracy...

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28 September 2011

Clean Clothes Campaign calls on fashion companies to ban sandblasting

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 13 February 2011 Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) launched Stop the Killer Jeans! campaign, calling on leading fashion manufacturers and retailers to ban sandblasting - a technique for producing denim garments with an artificially worn look. CCC alleges...

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24 July 2011
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Author: MaxiSciences [France]

La marque Versace ne pratiquera plus désormais les opérations de sablage, potentiellement mortelles pour ses employés, utilisées pour user les jeans dans ses usines. Une campagne menée par Clean Clothes Campaign a semble-t-il beaucoup contribué à l...

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