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Publications from National CCCs

fashionvictimsFashion Victims - A Report On Sandblasted Denim

This report, by the Swedish Fair Trade Centre in cooperation with the Clean Clothes Campaign, offers a report on sandblasted denim. Treating denim to make the fabric look worn or faded is common within the clothing industry. Different methods can be used to create the desired...February 2011

takinglibertiesTaking Liberties

"Systematic Exploitation" in Indian Garment Hub   A new report by the UK-based organisations Labour Behind the Label and War on Want details the extremely poor working conditions in Gurgaon, India, one of the main centers of garments production in Asia. Labour Behind the Label is name of...December 2010

2010-03_SW_Women-Working-in-the-ShadowsWomen working in the shadows

The informal economy and export processing zones Summary This publication examines areas of women's work in the world economy which have been largely ignored by labour market statistics, media headlines and research projects. It provides basic information on the informal economy and export processing zones, in which the...March 2010

letscleanupfashion2009Let’s Clean Up Fashion 2009 - The State of Pay Behind the UK High Street

Report produced by the UK CCC (Labour Behind the Label) that details how major British retailers lack any coherent strategy to ensure a living wage for the people who make their clothes. Many of the biggest brands have publicly accepted that garment workers' wages need to...October 2009

Aldi’s special bargains from ChinaAldi’s Special Bargains from China

Violation of Labour and Women’s Rights in the Discount Business SÜDWIND Institut für Ökonomie und Ökumene (part of the German CCC) published a study on the labour conditions in supplier factories of the Aldi Group. The research carried out in Chinese factories that supply special bargains...February 2009

who pays for our clothingWho Pays for Our Clothing from Lidl and Kik?

CCC - Germany Labour force at a discount price. A good deal for all? Globalisation and discounting are closely related. About 90 percent of our clothing is produced in Asia, Central America, Eastern Europe and several countries in Africa. The majority of retailing companies, such as...September 2008

Let's clean up FashionLet's Clean Up Fashion

The fashion industry has always struggled to talk about the living wage in an open and consistent way. Two years ago, brands and retailers said it wasn't a problem, or that if it was, it was somebody else's. Last year they agreed that they ought to...September 2008

Aldi's Clothing Bargains - Discount Buys Discounting Standards?

Suedwind Working conditions in Aldi's suppliers in China and Indonesia: Suggestions for consumer and trade union action. The largest German and European discounter, Aldi, is selling its clothing bargains at a high price: in its study, the SÜDWIND Institute provides evidence of unprecedented violations of labour laws...August 2007

Here you can find a selection of English language publications by CCCs, platform members, and our partners and in some cases translations. Some give examples of garment workers' experiences, others set out the details of companies' policy and practice.
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Article Title Date
Fatal Fashion Monday, 18 March 2013
Hazardous workplaces: Making the Bangladesh Garment industry safe Tuesday, 12 February 2013
ITUC, IndustriALL, CCC and UNI submission to UN Working group on Business and Human Rights Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Report: 10 Years of the Better Factories Cambodia Project: A critical evaluation. Thursday, 30 August 2012
Deadly Denim - Sandblasting in the Bangladesh Garment Industry Thursday, 29 March 2012
False Promises - Migrant Workers in the Global Garment Industry Thursday, 09 February 2012
Fashion Victims - A Report On Sandblasted Denim Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Threads #30 - International Forum special Thursday, 23 December 2010
Taking Liberties Thursday, 16 December 2010
Information on Sandblasting Thursday, 18 November 2010
Missed the Goal for Workers: the Reality of Soccer Ball Stitchers in Pakistan, India, China and Thailand Monday, 07 June 2010
Women working in the shadows Monday, 22 March 2010
See how major sportswear brands rate on workers' rights Monday, 01 March 2010
False Promises: Migrant Workers in the Global Garment Industry Tuesday, 15 December 2009
Let’s Clean Up Fashion 2009 - The State of Pay Behind the UK High Street Friday, 23 October 2009
Stitching a Decent Wage Across Borders: The Asia Floor Wage Proposal Thursday, 01 October 2009
Aldi’s Special Bargains from China Tuesday, 03 February 2009
Sector-Wide Solutions for the Sports Shoe and Apparel Industry in Indonesia Sunday, 01 February 2009
Voices from Below: China's Accession to WTO and Chinese Workers Monday, 15 December 2008
Bargaining for a Living Wage: A Trade Union Guide Wednesday, 15 October 2008
The CCC Urgent Appeals System Tuesday, 14 October 2008
Interviews with Apparel Brands about Trends in Global Sourcing Monday, 15 September 2008
Who Pays for Our Clothing from Lidl and Kik? Monday, 15 September 2008
Let's Clean Up Fashion Friday, 12 September 2008
The Structural Crisis of Labour Flexibility Monday, 01 September 2008
Field Research in Two Romanian Work Wear Producing Companies Friday, 15 August 2008
Key Feminist Concerns Regarding Core Labour Standards Thursday, 31 July 2008
Clearing the Hurdles: Steps to Improving Working Conditions in the Global Sportswear Industry Monday, 21 April 2008
Expectations in Relation to Factory Closures and Mass-Dismissals Saturday, 01 September 2007
Aldi's Clothing Bargains - Discount Buys Discounting Standards? Wednesday, 15 August 2007
No Medal for the Olympics on Labour Rights Monday, 11 June 2007
Favourable CSR Resolution Passed in EP Thursday, 15 March 2007
Clean Clothes Campaign Solidarity Action Monday, 15 January 2007
A Living Wage for Sri Lanka's Apparel Industry Workers Sunday, 31 December 2006
New Resources December 2006 Wednesday, 20 December 2006
The Life of Football Factory Workers in Thailand Friday, 30 June 2006
Offside! - Oxfam publishes report on labour rights and sportswear production in Asia Monday, 01 May 2006
Made by Women: Gender, the Global Garment Industry and the Movement for Women Workers' Rights Friday, 02 December 2005
Made by Women Introduction Thursday, 01 December 2005
Press release - WEAK SOCIAL AUDITING AN OBSTACLE TO IMPROVING GARMENT SWEATSHOPS Tuesday, 01 November 2005
Work in progress: Labour policies of workwear companies supplying public authorities in Europe Tuesday, 01 November 2005
Looking for a Quick Fix Tuesday, 01 November 2005
A booklet series for garment workers in Africa Wednesday, 01 June 2005
Fair Purchasing Practices? - Some Issues for Discussion Sunday, 01 May 2005
Workers' Voices: The Situation of Women in the Eastern European and Turkish Garment Industries Wednesday, 27 April 2005
Action research in the garment sector in Southern and Eastern Africa Tuesday, 01 March 2005
New resources Tuesday, 01 March 2005
Sewing for the World Market Saturday, 01 January 2005
Report - Developing a Strategic Response to the Trade in Used Clothing in Africa Wednesday, 01 December 2004
Campaigning for better working conditions in the global garment industry Tuesday, 30 November 2004
The Global Garment Industry and the Informal Economy - Discussion Paper Wednesday, 01 September 2004
The Situation of Burmese Migrant Workers in Mae Sot, Thailand Wednesday, 01 September 2004
Global Game for Cuffs and Collars Sunday, 01 August 2004
Tae Hwa Indonesia - A Case Study of Labour Conditions in the Sportswear Industry Sunday, 01 August 2004
SOMO - THE PHASE-OUT OF THE MULTIFIBER ARRANGEMENT Thursday, 01 April 2004
Play Fair At The Olympics Report Monday, 01 March 2004
Sportswear Industry Data and Company Profiles Monday, 01 March 2004
Oxfam Trade Campaign Focus on Garment Workers Sunday, 01 February 2004
Trade and Investment Agreements Sunday, 01 February 2004
Made in Eastern Europe - The New 'Fashion Colonies' Thursday, 01 January 2004
East and Southeast Asia Regional Labor Research Report Monday, 01 December 2003
An Evaluation of the Clean Clothes Campaign's Urgent Appeals Saturday, 01 November 2003
SOMO - GARMENT AND TEXTILE PRODUCTION: FOCUS ON TURKEY Saturday, 01 November 2003
Report on Export Processing Zones (ICFTU) Monday, 01 September 2003
Garment Production in Malawi Monday, 01 September 2003
Report on export processing zone in Indonesia Friday, 01 August 2003
Asian TNCs and supply chains Tuesday, 01 July 2003
Research Published on Informal Sector Workers in Sri Lanka Sunday, 01 June 2003
Working Conditions in Morocco Thursday, 01 May 2003
New publications and resources Thursday, 01 May 2003
Education booklet for workers Saturday, 01 February 2003
Unfair Trade for Unfair Toys - HKCIC Report Wednesday, 01 January 2003
Publications and resources Sunday, 01 December 2002
Report Documents Working Conditions in Southern Africa Sunday, 01 December 2002
THE SUFFERING ZONE: FINDINGS FROM MADAGASCAR Sunday, 01 September 2002
Mauritius: No Paradise for Foreign Workers Sunday, 01 September 2002
Executive Summary of the Global March Report on the Football Stitching Industry of Pakistan Wednesday, 01 May 2002
Report - India - Child Labour and Labour Rights in the Sporting Goods Industry Wednesday, 01 May 2002
New resources and publications - Clean Clothes Campaign Wednesday, 01 May 2002
The responsibility of Spanish garment retailers for the social and working conditions in Northern Morocco Friday, 01 March 2002
Milking Cow for Investors: Findings from Botswana Thursday, 01 November 2001
Taking the Devil's Rope: Findings from Swaziland Thursday, 01 November 2001
Selling our people, SUMMARY REPORT ON GARMENT PRODUCTION IN LESOTHO Friday, 01 June 2001
Report - Worker Rights in the Americas? Tuesday, 01 May 2001
Consultation with Footwear Workers: Report of a Pilot Study Thursday, 01 March 2001
Report - Social environment and standards at the work place in the garment industry in Bulgaria Monday, 01 January 2001
Paper: Taiwan shoes' makers: Thai Workers Wednesday, 01 November 2000
Human Rights and the Transnational Garment Industry in South and South-East Asia: by J. G. Frynas Tuesday, 01 August 2000
Indonesian Workers Sweat for German Fashion-Multinationals Monday, 01 May 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - NON-LEGAL MEANS: CAMPAIGNS AND ADVOCACY Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - Discussion: Codes of conduct Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - STRATEGIES AND METHODS TO IMPROVE CORPORATE LIABILITY Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - Introduction Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - LEGAL & PSEUDO-LEGAL EXPERIENCES Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS -index Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - CONCLUSIONS AND PROPOSALS Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - Holding MNCs to account directly Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - Approaches in the home state Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - Approaches at the regional level Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - Approaches at the international level Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Report - CONTROLLING CORPORATE WRONGS - NGOs and legal action Wednesday, 01 March 2000
Informal Employment & Homeworkers Tuesday, 30 November 1999
Useful Links Tuesday, 30 November 1999
Sialkot - Pakistan The football industry From Child Lab Monday, 01 November 1999
Inside Bulgaria Thursday, 01 July 1999
Sri Lanka: Stories of Worker Struggles Saturday, 01 May 1999
Sri-lanka: stories of worker struggles, about TIA-Asia- Saturday, 01 May 1999
Sri-lanka: stories of worker struggles, About the Stories in this Booklet Saturday, 01 May 1999
Unstitching the Child Labour Debate - A Clean Clothes Publication Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - WORKING CONDITIONS IN THE GARMENT INDUSTRY Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - A BOYCOTT OF CHILD LABOUR? Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - DISCUSSION ON THE CHILD LABOUR PROJECT Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - Appendix: CODES OF CONDUCT Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - PREFACE Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - INTRODUCTION Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - WHAT IS CHILD LABOUR? Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - How many children are working? Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - WHAT WORK DO CHILDREN DO? Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF CHILD LABOUR? Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - INTERNATIONAL LAW Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Unstitching the child labour debate - THE TEXTILE AND GARMENT SECTOR OF BANGLADESH Tuesday, 01 December 1998
Fashion Victims: Together We Can Clean up the Clothes Trade - Part 1 Sunday, 01 November 1998
Fashion Victims: Together We Can Clean up the Clothes Trade - Part 2 Sunday, 01 November 1998
Mean Jeans - A Clean Clothes Publication Sunday, 01 November 1998
Forum on Clean Clothes Friday, 01 May 1998
International Forum on Clean Clothes Brings New Perspectives for Campaigns Friday, 01 May 1998
The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal Friday, 01 May 1998
New Perspectives for the Clean Clothes Campaign Friday, 01 May 1998
Sri-lanka: stories of worker struggles - Brief b Friday, 01 May 1998
Sri-lanka: stories of worker struggles, Sky Sport Lanka Friday, 01 May 1998
Sri-lanka: stories of worker struggles, Ace Bridge Lanka Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand Stories of Worker Struggles Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand: stories of worker struggles, AboutTIA-Asia Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand: stories of worker struggles, TIA-Asia-Our ob Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand: stories of worker struggles, About the Stories Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand: stories of worker struggles, Brief background on Thailand Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand: Stories of Worker Struggles, Eden Friday, 01 May 1998
Thailand: Stories of Worker Struggles - Century Textile Friday, 01 May 1998
BULGARIA - a Clean Clothes publication Sunday, 01 March 1998
Company Profiles: Bulgaria Sunday, 01 March 1998
Clean Clothes Publication on Eastern Europe - Editorial Sunday, 01 March 1998
POLAND - Factory Visits Sunday, 01 March 1998
ROMANIA - Factory Visits Sunday, 01 March 1998
REPORT ON THE EAST EUROPEAN GARMENT INDUSTRY Sunday, 01 March 1998
OF RAGS AND RICHES, A Publication of the Clean Clothes Campaign - Part 1 Monday, 01 September 1997
OF RAGS AND RICHES, A publication of the Clean Clothes Campaign - Part 2 Monday, 01 September 1997
OF RAGS AND RICHES, A publication of the Clean Clothes Campaign - Part 3 Monday, 01 September 1997
 
 

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