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Italian govt. action plan promotes responsible clothing supply chains in Bangladesh, Guardian Sustainable Business (UK), 22 Jan 2015

Shift reviews Gap's Social & Environmental Responsibility report & provides recommendations on implications of UN Guiding Principles for its global supply chain, Gap & Shift, Sep 2013

"From Audit to Innovation: Advancing Human Rights in Global Supply Chains", Shift, Aug 2013
Includes case study on Timberland

"CCHR highlights concerns about increased strikes at garment factories in 2013", Cambodian Center for Human Rights, 27 Jan 2013

“Fact Sheet: Business and Human Rights Project”, Cambodian Center for Human Rights, 6 Aug 2012
“The Business and Human Rights Project (the “B&HR Project”) will encourage garment factories in Cambodia to respect human rights in their day-to-day operations.”

"Human Rights and Responsible Business Practices: Frequently Asked Questions", adidas Group, Jul 2011

 

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