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10 July 2015
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Am 29. Juni 2015 die Regierung von Myanmar einen Mindestlohn von US $ 3.20 pro Tag angekündigt. Dies war das Ergebnis von einem Jahr der Konsultationen zwischen Gewerkschaften , Regierung und Arbeitgeber. Beide Gewerkschaften - einschließlich des...

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Company response
8 July 2015

H&M response on minimum wage in Myanmar

Author: H&M

H&M has met with the Ministry of Labor in Myanmar and expressed our expectations about set minimum wage levels and annual review mechanisms to ensure that workers receive a fair wage. Together with Gap Inc and N Brown Group plc, we have sent a...

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6 July 2015

Coca-Cola far ahead of other companies in human rights disclosure, commentary by Vicky Bowman of Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

Author: Vicky Bowman, Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

"New reports under the State Department’s Burma reporting requirements underline the importance of thorough due diligence", 3 July 2015...

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17 June 2015
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Author: Mauricio Lazala et Joe Bardwell, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme, dans Open Global Rights

... Les entreprises peuvent être un interlocuteur très important dans la protection des populations vulnérables dans les pays répressifs, en particulier là où les violations qui ont lieu sont en lien avec leur secteur d’activité et quand de grands...

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17 June 2015

“What human rights?” Why some companies speak out while others don’t

Author: Mauricio Lazala & Joe Bardwell, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on Open Global Rights

... Companies can be a powerful voice in the protection of the vulnerable in repressive countries, particularly where abuses are taking place linked to their industry and when they are major investors. Unfortunately, many companies remain unwilling to...

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2 June 2015
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Author: Handelsverband Deutschland

Die Spitzenverbände von Handel und Industrie sowie führende Unterneh­men der Textilwirtschaft haben heute ihren Beitritt zum „Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien“ erklärt. Sie wollen gemeinsam mit der Bundesregierung und Vertretern der Zivilgesellschaft...

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Company response
1 June 2015

Cambodia: H&M response to Human Rights Now report

Author: H&M

H&M has a dedicated team working on sustainability and compliance in our supply chain based in Phnom Penh. We regularly visit the factories we work with (at least twice a year), and monitor compliance, development and improvements over time. In...

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1 June 2015

Cambodia: Labour exploitation in the garment industry

Human Rights Now has published a report alleging serious labour rights violations in several Cambodian garment factories, including low average salaries, forced and unlawful overtime work, long work durations that sometimes amount to mandatory 24 hour...

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18 May 2015

Update on applications of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Author: Shift

On February 24, the launch of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework in London drew a standing-room only crowd and featured strong affirmations of the Reporting Framework from the evening’s speakers, including UN Guiding Principles author John...

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14 May 2015

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Author: Helen Burley, Friends of the Earth

"Mind your step: The land and water footprints of everyday products", May 2015...

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