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  • October 14, 2020

    Position Paper on Transparency

    The Clean Clothes Campaign has published its latest position paper on corporate transparency in textile global supply chains. Following up from the 2016 report, it pictures the state of corporate transparency practises in the global garment industry.

  • September 23, 2020

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

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

  • August 31, 2020

    Principal Elements of an EU mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence legislation

    All around the world, businesses are responsible for human rights abuses and environmental harm, as underscored by the recent COVID-19 crisis. Businesses must not be allowed to close their eyes to the impact of their business decisions on other actors in the chain. Voluntary measures have proved to be vastly insufficient, as recognised by the recent European Commission study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain.

  • August 7, 2020

    Un(der)paid in the pandemic. An estimate of what the garment industry owes its workers

    Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, garment workers around the world have been left unpaid or underpaid, causing a wage gap between what they received and what they are owed. This report from August 2020 estimates for seven countries the wage losses that workers have suffered and urges brands, retailers and e-tailers to commit to a wage assurance to make sure workers are made whole.

  • July 16, 2020

    The Europe Floor Wage Benchmark

    A Living Wage in Central, East and South-East Europe

  • June 26, 2020


    Drawing from lessons learned in the implementation of agreements such as the Bangladesh Accord and the Fair Food programme, CCC, ILRF, GLJ and WRC developed model arbitration clauses addressing the challenge of resolving disputes among parties concerning their interpretation and application of a binding agreement. This document proposes dispute resolution mechanism for Enforceable Brand Agreements that aim to be fair, affordable, enforceable, efficient and transparent.

  • June 24, 2020

    Joint letter to Commissioner Reynders

    45 CSOs underline the need for robust EU mandatory due diligence and directors' duties legislation in a joint letter to Commissioner Reynders (June 2020).

  • April 23, 2020

    Exploitation made in Europe

    Germany is one of the world’s largest importers and exporters of garments. German fashion brands and retailers are the primary buyers of fashion items from Ukraine and Bulgaria, as well as the second most important buyers from Croatia and Serbia. For this study, workers from different suppliers of German brands and retailers in Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia and Bulgaria were interviewed.

  • April 23, 2020

    Civil Society European Strategy for Sustainable Textiles

    A non-official (or "shadow) proposal for an ambitious and integrated EU strategy, a collaborative effort of a coalition of over 60 civil society organisations

  • April 15, 2020

    Made In Japan report

    Report on migrant garment workers in Japan’s state-supported Technical Internship Training Program (TITP) are subjected to widespread labour violations including poverty pay, debt bondage, enforced overtime, and inadequate and crowded living and working conditions, and fears grow for their safety during the Coronavirus outbreak.

  • March 27, 2020

    Who Will Bail Out The Workers That Make Our Clothes?

    The economic repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic are colossal in scale and global in scope. The world’s wealthy countries are poised to spend trillions of dollars to shore up the income of their workers and to rescue their corporations. A vital question remains unanswered: who is going to rescue the workers who toil in the global supply chains of many of those corporations? These workers, like ones who make the clothes and shoes we wear, are among the hardest hit by the economic catastrophe of Covid-19.

  • February 24, 2020

    Joint civil society response to the European Commission study into supply chain due diligence

    Nine civil society organisations and networks strongly welcome the findings from the European Commission’s study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain released in February 2020. Download the European Commission study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain at

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