Latest reports and statements (PDF)
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April 6, 2021
Made in Europe is not "fair" until workers are paid fair.
March 24, 2021
This March 2021 brief by AFL-CIO, Clean Clothes Campaign, Labour Behind the Label, Workers United, Maquila Solidarity Network, War on Want, and USAS draws attention to the situation of Sri Lankan garment workers during the pandemic.
March 22, 2021
Civil society organisations call on policymakers to define meaningful supply chain reporting requirements
The undersigned expert organisations have come together to develop recommendations for standardizable supply chain data and indicators applicable across high-risk sectors, as well as providing sector-specifications for the Garment & Footwear, Food & Beverage, Extractive and Electronics industries.
March 11, 2021
Civil society statement on the adoption of European Parliament Due Diligence & Corporate Accountability Legislative Report
This report sends a strong signal to the European Commission on what key elements the European Parliament expects in the upcoming legislation. However, there is still room for the Commission to build on this report in the upcoming legislation.
January 14, 2021
A call for mandatory and comprehensive human rights due diligence in the garment industry
December 22, 2020
BGMEA Issues Statement with False Claims and Unsubstantiated Commitments to Building Safety in Bangladesh
Witness signatories to the Accord produced a brief in October 2020 expressing concerns about the functioning of the RMG Sustainability Council, the body that took over Bangladesh-based operations of the Bangladesh Accord. In this statement of December 2020, the witness signatories respond to false commentary by the Bangladesh Garment Exporter and Manufacturer Association to the brief.
November 16, 2020
Exploring the connections between economic exploitation and violence against women workers
October 26, 2020
Amidst Covid-19 Crisis, Untested Industry Group Assumes Safety Responsibilities for Bangladesh Garment Factories Despite Concerns
The witness signatories to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in this brief from October 2020 express concerns about the functioning of the RMG Sustainability Council which has taken up the work of the Accord Bangladesh office on 1 June 2020.
October 14, 2020
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
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
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
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.
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