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31 March 2002

China: March evaluation visits to three giant footwear plants

Author: Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network Newsletter

Plant-wide health and safety committees involving production workers as full, active committee members have been established and are beginning to function in three large sports shoe factories in the Pearl River Delta of southern China. The plants...

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22 April 2005

Doctored records on working hours and pay are causing problems for consumer multinationals as they source more of their goods in Asia - Why ethical sourcing means show and tell

Author: Lauren Foster & Alexandra Harney, Financial Times

Factory managers in China are becoming increasingly sophisticated at falsifying worker time cards and payroll documents to disguise irregularities including underpayment, excessive hours and inadequate health and safety provision...meaning that many...

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1 November 2005

Where do you draw the line? - Research into the financial links between five bank groups and companies that abuse human rights

Author: Netwerk Vlaanderen [Belgium]

[describes human rights concerns regarding companies & projects in which AXA, Dexia, Fortis, ING & KBC have invested] Regarding credit, AXA informs us that every offer of credit is subject to ethical rules and the rule of law... AXA states...

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30 January 2006

Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) & IFC report highlights key themes by sector for analysis of Asian companies' environmental, social & governance performance

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30 January 2006

Taking Stock: Adding Sustainability Variables to Asian Sectoral Analysis

Author: Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA)

The Taking Stock report focuses on identifying the key investment themes which investors should be evaluating in order to analyze environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues relevant to the largest and highest impact sectors in Asia...banks,...

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24 June 2008

An Uncertain Victory for China’s Workers [China]

Author: Lyle Morris, Editor, China Economist magazine, in YaleGlobal

On January 1, 2008, the [China] Labor Contract Law went into effect…Critics point out that while the law will add much needed rights for workers, its goal of reducing worker-abuse cases might be difficult. [Refers to Olympus, Yue Yuen Industrial, Nike...

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8 July 2014

China: Article analyses success of employer-focused collective worker action

Author: Harold Meyerson, American Prospect

"Why China Has Strikes Without Unions", 27 Jun 2014...

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31 March 2015

China: Yue Yuen's workers launched strikes amidst rumours of "restructuring"

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5 October 2015

China: Guangdong plans to make democratic trade union elections universal across the province’s enterprises within five years

   

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19 January 2016

There is hidden workforce of 116 million in global supply chains of fifty companies, says International Trade Union Confederation

Key findings from the report include:...

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