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17 July 2017

Canada: Court rejects class-action suit against Joe Fresh & Loblaw on liability for suppliers' negligence in relation to Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh

Author: Hollie Shaw, Financial Post (Canada)

" Judge rejects Joe Fresh class action related to Bangladesh factory disaster ", 17 July 2017...

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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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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15 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...

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25 November 2015

Lawsuit against Loblaws Companies in Canada over risks in supply chain in Bangladesh to be test case for expansion of jurisdiction of Canadian courts, say lawyers

Author: Christopher Burkett & Jennifer Bernardo, Baker & McKenzie

"The Rana Plaza class action - is Canada the next frontier for global human rights litigation?", 23 Nov 2015...

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18 September 2015

Canada: Intl. non-binding norms are setting standard for claims against companies operating overseas

Author: John Kloosterman, Sari Springer, Trent Sutton & Lavanga Wijekoon, Littler, on JD Supra

“In Canada, Foreign Workers Seek to Use International Norms as the Standard of Care in Negligence Claims Against Multinationals Operating Overseas”, 16 Sep 2015...

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21 July 2015

What will convince Ottawa to rein in Canadian companies?

Author: Greg Regaignon & Emily Kaufman, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"What will convince Ottawa to rein in Canadian companies?", 21 July 2015...

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24 April 2015

Investor Letters Urging Further Action on Worker Safety in Bangladesh

Author: Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility

On the second anniverary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, in April of 2015, a coalition of global investors representing $2.5 trillion in assets sent letters to corporate members of the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety (Accord)...

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29 March 2015

Bangladesh: Ahead of Rana Plaza building collapse's 2nd anniversary, stakeholders urge to contribute to the compensation fund

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21 April 2015

What have Canadian firms done since Rana Plaza

Author: www.just-style.org

A new report looking at the response of Canadian business to the Rana Plaza disaster suggests internal supplier auditing programmes are still not doing enough to address the risks. Two years after the devastating building collapse in Bangladesh, the...

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