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22 February 2017

"In Unprecedented Action, Leading Retailers Withdraw from Bangladesh Garment Industry’s Annual Showcase Event"

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

Five leading apparel companies -- H&M, Inditex (Zara), C&A, Next and Tchibo -- have pulled out as key speakers and participants from the Dhaka Apparel Summit,organized by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)....

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14 February 2017
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13 February 2017

Myanmar: Report finds that garment industry initiatives have not delivered needed positive impact on labour; highlights abuses such as low wages, unpaid overtime, child labour

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7 February 2017

Bangladesh’s Crackdown on Labor

Author: New York Times

...A strike by workers at the Windy Apparels factory in December, to protest working conditions and shockingly low wages, set off protests that spread to dozens of factories. Owners responded by suspending or firing some 1,500 workers. Factory owners...

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Company response
7 February 2017

H&M Response

Author: H&M

...We remain in continuous dialogue with relevant global and local stakeholders, such as trade unions, the industry association BGMEA, other brands, as well as with involved suppliers. We are currently considering which further appropriate actions are...

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Article
6 February 2017

BSI Group develops index on addressing trafficking & modern slavery risks in supply chains

Author: Sustainable Brands

“Supply Chain Slavery Index Identifies High-Risk Countries in Fashion Supply Chains”, 1 February 2017...

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4 February 2017

Crackdown on Bangladeshi Garment Workers Following Wildcat Strikes

Author: Anjali Kamat, Investigative Fund

At least 24 garment workers and labor leaders in Bangladesh remain in police custody without bail today, more than a month after being arrested during a spontaneous wave of walkouts by thousands of workers at factories in the industrial hub of Ashulia...

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30 January 2017

KnowTheChain: Ranking of 20 apparel and footwear companies on efforts to address forced labour in the supply chain

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24 January 2017

Bangladesh: Apparel firms call on govt. to protect workers' rights & rectify abuses during recent protests

Author: Steering Committee members of the Accord on Fire & Building Safety

"Letter to PM Hasina on Response to Ashulia Wage Protests", 19 Jan 2017...

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Report
11 January 2017

Policy paper outlines mechanisms to improve quality & accountability in textile industry auditing processes

Author: Carolijn Terwindt & Miriam Saage-Maass, European Center for Constitutional & Human Rights; Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

„Liability of Social Auditors in the Textile Industry”, December 2016...

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