Company survey response

H&M

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden

H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) website: http://www.hm.com

 

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15 March 2017

India: Major footwear and garment brands react to serious human rights issues in their leather supply chain and promise collective action

The report Do leather workers matter? Violating labour rights and environmental norms in India’s leather production explores labour conditions in the leather industry that are steeped into deep-rooted social inequalities in Indian society based on...

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13 March 2017

Marks & Spencer leads new benchmark on human rights performance

Author: Michelle Russell, Just Style (UK)

“Marks & Spencer tops human rights benchmark”, 13 Mar 2017...

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8 March 2017

Clothing company VF to adopt responsible sourcing policy for wood pulp to tackle deforestation & human rights issues in supply chain

Author: Ellen Wulfhorst, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Apparel titan VF Corp tackles deforestation & human rights issues in supply chain", 27 Feb 2017...

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7 March 2017

Myanmar: Workers at Chinese-owned factory producing for H&M destroy production line, after sacking of union leader

Author: Reuters

"H&M supply factory in Myanmar damaged in violent labour protest", 7 Mar 2017...

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26 February 2017

Retailers finally take part in apparel summit

Author: Daily Star

The top five clothing retailers who had earlier decided to boycott Dhaka Apparel Summit-2017 finally participated in the event yesterday as the government took measures for the release of the detained workers and labour leaders. H&M, Inditex (Zara...

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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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