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  • October 19, 2020

    Live-blog: How the Coronavirus affects garment workers in supply chains

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • October 14, 2020

    Break the chains: transparency in the 2020 supply chain(s)

    A new position paper on supply chain transparency in the global garment industry, pleading for mandatory disclosure and advocating for better rules to enforce human rights due diligence.

  • October 12, 2020

    Activists disrupt the Copenhagen Fashion Summit to spotlight the deepening crisis of garment workers

    - Sustainable fashion MUST be sustainable for garment workers. - H&M, Nike and Bestseller have no place supporting "Global Fashion Agenda" while the workers in their supply chains are starving. - Clean Clothes Campaign makes CFS+ (the online Copenhagen Fashion Summit event) its own magazine with the stories that CFS+ left out of its programme. - Global fashion brands need to commit to the wage assurance and #PayYourWorkers.

  • October 1, 2020

    September 2020: How the Coronavirus affects garment workers in supply chains

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • September 28, 2020

    Verdict Ali Enterprise factory fire ignores systemic safety failures

    Eight years after more than 250 people died in Ali Enterprise garment factory fire in Pakistan, the court verdict ignores systemic failures in the garment industry. On Sept 22, an antiterrorism court in Karachisentencedtwo ex-Muttahida Qaumi Movement workers to death in the Baldia factory arson case while the factory’s four gatekeepers were sentenced to life term. The factory owners walked out without a sentence. German retailer Kik was the main buyer at the time when the fire broke out.

  • September 28, 2020

    Garment workers in H&M, Primark, and Nike’s supply chains need their full wages during a pandemic

    Millions of workers in garment supply chains world-wide have not been paid their full wages during the pandemic or have lost their jobs without adequate financial compensation. Today the Clean Clothes Campaign network starts a campaign calling upon brands to take responsibility for the workers that make their clothes and ensure that workers are paid what they are owed.

  • September 23, 2020

    Out of the shadows: A spotlight on exploitation in the fashion industry.

    Our new report brings data from the Fashion Checker transparency tool to life, detailing the stark contrast between fashion brands' big claims, and the reality of their supply chains.

  • September 22, 2020

    US House of Representatives votes to take action against forced labour in cotton supply chains

    The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly today to take comprehensive action against the import of apparel and other goods from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Uyghur Region).

  • September 10, 2020

    Families affected by Ali Enterprises factory fire still have not seen full justice

    Eight years since a fire in a Pakistani garment factory killed over 250 workers, their families are still fighting for recognition and justice from the companies responsible. On this day, our thoughts are with the affected families and their struggle for justice. Now, the Italian auditing company RINA has a unique chance to step up to make up for mistakes made in the past.

  • September 3, 2020

    We stand in solidarity to demand global brands immediately end union busting in their supply chains

    Today, Clean Clothes Campaign supports IndustriALL Global Union’s call for a global day of action against union busting in the garment industry. The Covid-19 pandemic has given garment factories around the world an excuse to dismiss workers en masse and many decide to use this opportunity selectively to remove union leaders and members from their factories.

  • September 1, 2020

    NGOs clear on what EU legislation must ask of businesses to address their negative impacts

    As part of a broader civil society coalition Clean Clothes Campaign is publishing a statement on key principal elements of the upcoming due diligence legislation at the European Union level.

  • September 1, 2020

    August 2020: How the Coronavirus affects garment workers in supply chains

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • August 8, 2020

    Garment workers on poverty pay are left without billions of their wages during pandemic

    Millions of garment workers around the world have not received their regular wages, or have not been paid at all, for months since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, shows a new report by Clean Clothes Campaign, launched today.

  • August 6, 2020

    Union victory at the Huabo Times factory in Myanmar

    We congratulate the union at the Huabo Times factory in Myanmar for signing an agreement with the factory management after more than two months of fighting against union discrimination.

  • August 1, 2020

    July 2020: How the Coronavirus affects garment workers in supply chains

    This blog aims to collect daily information about how the new Coronavirus COVID-19 is influencing garment workers' rights in supply chains around the world. It will be updated as new information comes in from media and the Clean Clothes Campaign global network. Information is posted as it comes in from the network and cannot always be double-checked.

  • July 23, 2020

    180+ Orgs Demand Apparel Brands End Complicity in Uyghur Forced Labour

    Today, 72 Uyghur rights groups are joined by over 100 civil society organisations and labour unions from around the world in calling on apparel brands and retailers to stop using forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (“Uyghur Region”), known to local people as East Turkistan, and end their complicity in the Chinese government’s human rights abuses.

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