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Auteur: Marina Strauss, Globe and Mail [Canada]
[Canada] When George Heller [Hudson's Bay Chief Executive] sits down today with other international retail executives to give the nod to a framework for a global ethical sourcing pact, he will be capping three years of trying to stem sweatshop labour. ...
Auteur: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) is flouting its responsibility to millions of people by ignoring the exploitation of workers producing sportswear marketed around the Athens Olympic Games, according to Oxfam, Clean Clothes Campaign and Global...
Auteur: Simon Bowers, Guardian
[UK] Oxfam plans to set up 20 commercial espresso bars within three years in a partnership with disadvantaged coffee growers under the brand name Progreso.
- Entreprises concernées: Starbucks
Auteur: Paul Tarr, New York-based lawyer and public affairs consultant, in Ethical Corporation
To date, major brands including Unocal, ChevronTexaco, Union Carbide [part of Dow Chemical], ExxonMobil, Gap, Coca-Cola, [Fresh Del Monte Produce], Citigroup, Ford and Nike have been sued under the ATCA for complicity in human rights violations.....
- Egalement dans: Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia) Nike lawsuit (Kasky v Nike, re denial of labour abuses) Shell lawsuit (re Nigeria - Kiobel & Wiwa) Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador) Union Carbide/Dow lawsuit (re Bhopal) Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar) PlusMoins
- Entreprises concernées: Citigroup Coca-Cola Ford Fresh Del Monte Produce Gap Nike Union Carbide (part of Dow) Unocal (part of Chevron)
Auteur: Green Money Journal
For the first time, a clothing retailer has publicly rated the way its overseas factories treat their employees. Gap Inc.'s new Social Responsibility Report is the result of two years of dialogue between the company and a coalition of socially...
- Egalement dans: Coalition of social investors helps Gap create groundbreaking report on labour conditions
- Entreprises concernées: Gap
The worst and most persistent of the violations led Gap to terminate business with 136 factories in 2003, Gap said in its first-ever social responsibility report...The most common violations included health and safety problems, breaches of local law,...
Auteur: Alison Maitland, Financial Times
The FLA [Fair Labor Association] has now been hired by Syngenta to advise it on how to monitor standards on the farms that supply it indirectly via contractors and sub-contractors. [also refers to Bayer, Monsanto, Unilever]
Auteur: Alison Maitland and Sarah Murray, Financial Times
The release today of Gap's first corporate social responsibility (CSR) report - an ambitious document providing an intimate glimpse into the US garment manufacturer's supply chain practices - offers a bold answer to those who predicted a clampdown in...
Auteur: Oxfam GB, National Group on Homeworking, TUC
...it is also the story of many British workers supplying those same supermarkets and retailers: women workers who are paid, on average, £2.53 per hour...who receive no sick, holiday, or maternity pay, who are made redundant without notice or...
- Egalement dans: Oxfam: Women homeworkers exploited in the UK