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8 March 2017

Clothing company VF to adopt responsible sourcing policy for wood pulp to tackle deforestation & human rights issues in supply chain

Author: Ellen Wulfhorst, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Apparel titan VF Corp tackles deforestation & human rights issues in supply chain", 27 Feb 2017...

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22 January 2013

Limited Brands, Benetton Agree to Greenpeace’s Environmental Safety Measures

Author: Accessories Magazine [USA]

Limited Brands, parent to Victoria’s Secret, and the Benetton Group are the latest major fashion retailers and manufacturers to sign onto Greenpeace International’s Detox campaign that seeks to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from fashion...

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22 May 2012

Victoria's Secret Bras A Boost For Rural Indian Women [India]

Author: Nita Bhalla, Reuters

For conservative India's rural women…a project giving them jobs in the manufacturing sector is not just an end to poverty, but brings empowerment and respect in this deeply patriarchal society...Under the Pudhu Vaazhvu (meaning "New Life" in Tamil)...

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6 February 2012

Business Support for Communities Could be Waning

Author: Carol Pierson Holding, Triple Pundit

Harvard Business School just released its first study of US competitiveness...one finding was...[that] only 22 percent of US managers believe that doing good for their communities will help their business. Has the economic pressure really had that...

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23 December 2011

Fair Trade Proving Anything But to Farmers in $6 Billion Market

Author: Simon Clark & Heather Walsh, Bloomberg

...[t]he push to increase sales of goods deemed to be free of child labor and other practices has divided the movement, raised questions of whether going mainstream will undermine the cooperative farmers it was created to help and, most of all,...

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15 December 2011

Victoria’s Secret Revealed in African Child Labor

Author: Cam Simpson, Bloomberg

Clarisse Kambire’s nightmare rarely changes. It’s daytime. In a field of cotton plants that burst with purple and white flowers, a man in rags towers over her, a stick raised above his head...The man ordering her awake is the same one who haunts the...

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13 January 2010

Boycott campaign in US gathers momentum

Author: TamilNet

While New York Tamil activists deployed a mobile billboard to spread the message of their boycott campaign urging ethical shoppers to shun garments and other products made in Sri Lanka whose 99% Sinhala military allegedly killed more than 30,000...

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Company response
13 January 2010

Response by Victoria's Secret (part of Limited Brands): Protests against Gap, Victoria's Secret for sourcing from Sri Lanka, over govt. abuses against Tamils.

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11 January 2010

[DOC] Victoria’s Secret (part of Limited Brands) statement regarding sourcing from Sri Lanka

Author: Victoria’s Secret (part of Limited Brands)

We take these issues very seriously. The vendor’s factories that manufacture our products in Sri Lanka are led by a multi-ethnic team, including members of the Tamil, Sinhalese, Muslim and Christian communities alike – providing needed jobs and...

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28 November 2009

Big GAP in ethics, US shoppers told

Author: Tamilnet.com

Several dozen protesters carried placards in front of the Gap and Banana Republic ...urging ethical U.S. shoppers to boycott garments produced in Sri Lanka, while another group of Tamil activists assembled in front of Victoria's Secret Stores...to...

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