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3 January 2018

India: Children found stitching shoes in hazardous conditions for global market in Agra

Author: Roli Srivastava, Thomson Reuters Foundation, India

"Children stitch shoes for global market in India's tourist magnet Agra", 19 December 2017...

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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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18 December 2017

India: New report calls for collaboration between co's, govt., NGOs, & communities to reduce child labour in footwear production

Author: Fair Labor Association, iMentor, Stop Child Labour Coalition

A new research study from the Fair Labor Association (FLA), iMentor and the Stop Child Labour Coalition (SCL) confirms the substantial prevalence of child labour in footwear production in the city of Agra, one of India’s primary centers of domestic...

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15 December 2017

Commentary: Research finds garment workers in Europe often earn less than living wage

Author: Corina Ajder, Digital Development Debates

"Europe's working poor", April 2017...

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28 November 2017

ILO report: Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises

Author: Leonie Barrie, Just-Style (UK)

"Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises". 21 Nov 2017...

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28 November 2017

Norwegian wealth fund launches network to improve children's rights in garment industry; H&M, Kering & VF Corp among cos to have joined

Author: Mikael Holter, Business of Fashion

"Top Fashion Companies Come Together to Improve Children’s Rights", 24 Nov 2017...

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20 November 2017
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Author: Südwind

Anlässlich des Runden Tisches zur Schuh- und Bekleidungsbranche im Europäischen Parlament hat die Kampagne Change Your Shoes am Montag einen verbindlichen Einsatz der EU für die Wahrung von Menschen- und Arbeitsrechten in der Schuh- und Lederbranche...

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7 November 2017
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Author: Handelsblatt

Mit einer gemeinsamen Erklärung am Mittwoch wollen [40 deutsche Konzerne] den Druck auf die Politik erhöhen, den Klimawandel energischer zu bekämpfen, berichtet die „Börsen-Zeitung“. Der Klimaschutz müsse „zentrale Aufgabe“ einer künftigen Regierung...

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4 November 2017

More companies commit to low-carbon goals in line with Paris Agreement, according to new report

Author: Katie Kuehner-Hebert, Chief Executive

"Improving Emissions Targets: 'If Trump Won't Do It, We Will,' CEOs Say", 28 Oct 2017...

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23 October 2017
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Author: Anne Guion, La Vie (France)

…Pour la troisième fois (deux cycles de négociation ont déjà eu lieu en 2015 et 2016), les États se réunissent jusqu’au 27 octobre, à l’ONU à Genève, pour tenter de négocier un traité international qui contraindrait les multinationales à davantage de...

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