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More brands should reveal where their clothes are made. 17 align with Transparency Pledge; others should catch up
by Christie Miedema published 20-04-2017 last modified 19-07-2017 11:29 — filed under:
More apparel and footwear companies should join 17 leading apparel brands that have aligned with an important new transparency pledge, a coalition of unions and human rights and labor rights advocates said in a joint report issued today. The pledge commits companies to publish information that will enable advocates, workers, and consumers to find out where their products are made.
Located in News / / 04 / 20
Four years after Rana Plaza: steps in the right direction but a lot remains to be done
by Christie Miedema last modified 26-04-2017 13:17 — filed under: , , , , ,
On 24 April 2017 the Clean Clothes Campaign network will be remembering those killed and injured at Rana Plaza, the multi-story building which collapsed in Bangladesh four years ago. In a statement released today Clean Clothes Campaign sends its thoughts and sympathies to those still grieving for their loved ones, and those still suffering from the physical and psychological scars left by the disaster. Clean Clothes Campaign is also marking the fourth anniversary of Rana Plaza by outlining a set of key actions needed from governments, brands and employers on building safety, workers rights and transparency. These actions are needed to deliver the fundamental change promised in the aftermath of the disaster.
Located in News / / 04 / 21
70,000 people demand that Armani and Primark reveal where they make their clothes
by Christie Miedema published 09-01-2018 last modified 25-01-2018 11:15 — filed under: , , , , ,
70,000 people call upon major garment brands and retailers Armani, Primark, Urban Outfitters, Forever 21 and Walmart to make transparency part of their New Year’s resolutions and publicly disclose the factories that produce their clothes. Throughout January, activists will deliver golden boxes of signatures to luxury brand Armani and cost-cutter Primark in major European cities. Other targeted brands can also expect to find signatures left on their doorsteps.
Located in News / / 01 / 09
#GoTransparent campaign win: Primark publishes factory locations
by Christie Miedema published 09-02-2018 last modified 09-02-2018 12:01 — filed under: ,
This week low-cost retailer Primark published an overview of its production locations, after being presented with close to 70,000 signatures on a petition calling upon the company to do so. Over the last month, activists presented Primarks in different cities with gift-wrapped golden boxes with signatures, suggesting that Primark add transparency to its new years' resolutions. Clean Clothes Campaign is delighted that Primark now has responded to this demand.
Located in News / / 02 / 09
CCC dissappointed by lack of action transparency EU
by Mirjam van Heugten published 26-04-2016 last modified 26-04-2016 14:23 — filed under: ,
On the 25th of April 2016, the European Commission launched its flagship initiative to promote responsible management of the supply chain in garment. The Clean Clothes Campaign continues to urge the Commission to create real transparency in the garment sector.
Located in News / / 04 / 26