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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...
Bangladesh: Building safety of factories improved but progress on working conditions in apparel supply chains & retail outlets necessary, investigation finds
Author: Anjali Kamat, Slate Magazine (US)
“We Are Nothing but Machines to Them”, 15 Dec 2016...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
KnowTheChain: Ranking of 20 apparel and footwear companies on efforts to address forced labour in the supply chain
Author: Annie Delaney, RMIT University & Tim Connor, University of Newcastle
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- Related companies: ASDA (part of Walmart) Associated British Foods C&A H&M Inditex Marks & Spencer Mothercare Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Sainsbury's Tesco Walmart Zara (part of Inditex)
Author: Aarthi Gunnupuri, Equal Times
Over 1200 factories, where 90 per cent of the 500,000 workers are women, function on the outskirts of the city. For decades, the women in these factories have worked in exploitative conditions, earning a minimum monthly wage as low as 4000 rupees ...
Bangladesh: Report alleges Alliance of endorsing garment factories despite safety concerns, Alliance disputes findings
The report titled Dangerous Delays on Worker Safety concludes that Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety is concealing its lack of action and overstating its remediation progress, while retailers are failing to fulfil their commitment to make garment...
ASN Bank methodology for monitoring wages of garment industry workers showcases meaningful social impact assessment
Author: Karen Maas & Marjelle Oosterling-Vermeulen, Impact Centre Erasmus, and Hansje van der Zwaan-Plagman & Charlotte Scheltus, ASN Bank
"Garment companies and living wage: Sustainable investment and social impact measurement: The case study of ASN Bank," 14 Nov 2016...