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H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) website: http://www.hm.com
H&M recognizes that the frequent use of short-term employment, known as fixed duration contracts, in the Cambodian garment industry is a breach of workers’ rights. Furthermore, it will indirectly have a negative effect on other fundamental rights...
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Commentary: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants report recommends guidelines for company reporting on children's rights
Author: Adrian Henriques, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, on Measuring Business & Human Rights blog
"Adrian Henriques - Is Reporting Child's Play?", 29 Sep 2015...
"Monitoring working conditions at factories won’t stop future tragedies", say Sanchita Saxena & Sarah Labowitz
Author: Sanchita Saxena, Institute for South Asia Studies at Univ. of California-Berkeley, and Sarah Labowitz, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights (USA), in Globe & Mail (Canada)
"Monitoring working conditions at factories won’t stop future tragedies", 10 Aug 2015...
Author: Adam Matthews, Newsweek
At first glance, Tirupur, aka “Knit City,” appears to be an exemplar of how globalization can improve the developing world...The garment industry here in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu earns billions of dollars annually, employs about a half...
"The rise of public advocacy in business" - examples of companies speaking out on human rights & sustainability issues
Author: Martin Wright, Green Futures Magazine, in Guardian (UK)
"The rise of public advocacy in business"...
Author: Shannon K. O'Neil, Council on Foreign Relations
On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory...collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh...Rana Plaza highlights both the best and the worst of what globalization and global supply chains bring to developing countries...This trade has helped fundamentally change...
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