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Marks & Spencer

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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8 January 2018

Labour in low-wage countries can not be replaced by robots, says largest textile company in the world

Author: Ben Bland, Financial Times

"Clothes company backs humans over sewing robots," 1 January 2018...

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20 December 2017

Ukraine, Serbia & Hungary: Report by Clean Clothes Campaign details poverty wages & poor working conditions in garment factories producing for global brands; incl. co responses

The report "Europe's Sweatshops" published by Clean Clothes Campaign documents poverty wages and poor working conditions in the garment and shoe industry throughout Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The report is presented together with new country...

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19 December 2017

Response by Marks & Spencer

Author: Marks & Spencer

...All our suppliers, wherever they are in the world and whatever size they are, must adhere to our strict ethical standards as a condition of working with us. These include providing good working conditions, freedom of association, treating workers...

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1 December 2017

New business initiative launched to advance gender equality; Coca-cola & Walmart among the cos to have joined

Author: Lee Mannion, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Coca Cola, Walmart among global firms joining forces for women's equality", 30 Nov 2017...

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28 November 2017

'Fast fashion' continues to put garment workers' health & well-being at risk, new study shows

Author: Phys Org

"New study shows 'fast fashion' continues to risk garment workers' health and well-being", 23 Nov 2017...

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28 November 2017

Ease of doing business not matched by civic freedoms: Managing risk goes beyond an assessment of regulation and property rights

Author: Mauricio Lazala, in the Financial Times (UK)

This month El Salvador, Thailand, India and Uzbekistan were recognised among the year’s top 10 improvers in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings.Among other things, this signals simpler regulation and stronger protection of property rights...

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3 October 2017

Consumer Goods Forum releases new booklet highlighting positive actions of businesses tackling forced labour in global supply chains

Author: Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has...published the 2nd edition of its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet, highlighting the positive actions of CGF members as they tackle forced labour in their global supply chains. [Members of The Consumer...

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27 September 2017

Premier Inn owner quits ethical trade body after union row

Author: Sarah Butler, Guardian (UK)

"Premier Inn owner quits ethical trade body after union row," 15 September 2017...

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20 September 2017

Governance gaps in eradicating forced labour: From global to domestic supply chains

Author: Andrew Crane, Genevieve LeBaron, Jean Allain & Laya Behbahani in Regulation & Governance

"Governance Gaps in Eradicating Forced Labor: From Global to Domestic Supply Chains," 6 September 2017...

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25 July 2017

Myanmar textile workers pay the price for Australian fast fashion

Author: Libby Hogan, The New Daily (Australia)

"Myanmar's textile workers pay the price for Australia's fast fashion addiction", 23 July 2017...

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