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9 February 2015
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Author: Umweltdialog

...seit den Berichten über unzumutbare Arbeitsbedingungen und dramatischen Unfällen in asiatischen Textilfabriken achten Verbraucher vermehrt auf die Herkunft ihrer Kleidung weichen auf faire Angebote aus...Zu den wichtigsten Siegeln für fair...

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19 September 2014

Cambodia deploys armed troops as garment workers renew protest for higher wages

Author: Prak Chan Thul, Reuters (Irrawaddy Myanmar)

"Cambodia Deploys Troops as Garment Workers Renew Wage Campaign”, 18 September 2014...

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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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29 July 2009
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Author: Carlos Chirinos, BBC Mundo

Las fabricantes de calzado deportivo Nike y Adidas, junto a la fabricante de ropa Knights Apparel y la cadena de tiendas GAP enviaron una carta al Departamento de Estado abogando por una solución pacífica del conflicto político en Honduras. Las [4]...

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27 July 2009

Letter to Secretary Clinton Regarding Honduras

Author: NIKE, The adidas Group, Gap, Knights Apparel

Dear Secretary Clinton: As companies that have products made in Honduras, we are deeply concerned about recent events in that country. We understand that serious disagreements exist between the elected President, Congress and the Supreme Court, but...

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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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19 October 2008

Boycott Success: Cotton Traders Pull Out Of Burma

Author: Burma Campaign UK

Cotton Traders has informed the Burma Campaign UK that it is to pull out of Burma days after a public boycott campaign was launched….a Burma Campaign UK investigation revealed that Cotton Traders were sourcing clothes from Burma…"Cotton Traders have...

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8 October 2008
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Author: Adri Nieuwhof

En août, le Centre de Ressources du Travail et des Droits de l'Homme...a demandé à trois compagnies israéliennes de répondre à un rapport d'une organisation israélienne non-gouvernementale qui protestait contre le traitement fait aux travailleurs...

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6 October 2008

Palestinian workers exploited at West Bank settlement factories

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada

In August, the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre...asked three Israeli companies to respond to a report by an Israeli non-governmental organization that protested the treatment of Palestinian workers at West Bank settlement industrial parks.....

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15 August 2008

Marks & Spencer Chooses Sri Lanka To Launch Its Apparel Eco-Factory Concept

Author: Joint Apparel Association Forum

The Garments Without Guilt campaign, launched by Sri Lanka Apparel, focuses on ethically-made clothing--meaning free of child labour, free of sweatshop conditions and free of forced labour--but they know that being ethical goes hand-in-hand with being...

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