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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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16 June 2009

Peace Apparel [Sri Lanka]

Author: Riyad Riffai, Lanka Business Online

Brandix, a top Sri Lankan apparel maker, is planning to boost production at a factory built in Batticaloa, a former war-torn area in the east of the island where ex-female Tiger combatants are also working...Theodore Gunasekara, general manager...said...

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5 December 2008

[Company responses & non-responses to "Chain store reaction project”]

Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE

[The Chain store reaction project is an open letter asking companies to investigate labour abuses in their production chains. Webpage indicates how many emails sent to each company, and which are responding]. [refers to American Apparel, Audi, A...

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15 August 2008

Social Investors and Human Rights Activists Pressure Government of Uzbekistan

Author: Calvert

Socially conscious shareholders, pension funds and human rights advocates have joined together to demand that the government of Uzbekistan stop using forced child labor in its cotton harvest... U.S. and international shareholders with combined assets...

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24 July 2008

Apparel Factory Workers Were Cheated, State Says [USA]

Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times

[S]tate labor officials said…[the factory] Jin Shun...in Queens — which made women’s apparel for Banana Republic, the Gap, Macy’s, Urban Apparel and Victoria’s Secret — cheated its workers of $5.3 million…No one answered the phone at the factory on...

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10 July 2008

New Victoria's Secret line leaves activist groups irked [USA]

Author: Jennifer Lynch, Collegian [Pennsylvania, USA]

While a new line of clothing may bring some excitement, some members of Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) and United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) are upset Penn State has signed on with…[Victoria's Secret which] has been accused of…alleged...

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1 January 2007

Vietnam, vanishing margins, wages worry Sri Lanka apparel trade in 2007

Author: Zainab Ibrahim, Lanka Business Online [Sri Lanka]

Sri Lanka is the largest supplier to lingerie chain Victoria's Secret, also ships clothes to top brands like GAP, Levis, Marks & Spencer and Tesco in the United States and Europe...Faced with regional competition [as Vietnam joins the World Trade...

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4 October 2006

Keep Gina Form Open! [Thailand]

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

…help stop Clover Group's attempt to shut down the Gina Form Bra factory in Thailand, producing underwear for among others Victoria Secret [part of Limited Brands] and Calvin Klein [part of Phillips-Van Heusen]...After a long struggle…[c]onditions...

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28 June 2006

Corporate America's hidden risks

Author: Marc Gunther, Fortune

...merely obeying today's laws will not protect a company because the expectations of business are rising. Indeed, sticking to a compliance mindset is dangerous because firms that do so risk missing bigger threats beyond the world of laws and...

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