'Harsh' tactics used on the Vietnamese garment workers to keep wages low

Related Keywords: contract pricing, excessive overtime, Fashion Brands, fashion chains, garment manufacturer, garment workers, labour rights, minimum wage, pay, production planning, supply chains, Vietnam

Vietnam
'Harsh' tactics used on the Vietnamese garment workers to keep wages low
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European and U.S. fashion brands sourcing from Vietnam must stop their “harsh” tactics that push down workers’ wages and trap millions in poverty, labour rights campaigners said on Thursday. Vietnam, which is one of the world’s largest garment manufacturers and

European and U.S. fashion brands sourcing from Vietnam must stop their “harsh” tactics that push down workers’ wages and trap millions in poverty, labour rights campaigners said on Thursday.

Vietnam, which is one of the world’s largest garment manufacturers and supplies fashion chains such as Zara and H&M, is home to over 6,000 garment and textile factories that employ about 3 million people, government figures showed.

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H&M dancing down the ages

Related Keywords: apparel, clothing retailer, environmental cost, fabric, fast fashion, future of fashion, Garments, growth, head of sustainability, organic cotton, polluting industries, Recycle, second-hand market, supply chains, Vintage garments

Germany
H&M dancing down the ages
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H&M will trial sales of second-hand and vintage clothes as it seeks to tap into consumers' growing concerns about the environmental cost of fast fashion, its head of sustainability said on Friday. Anna Gedda told Reuters H&M would launch a pilot

H&M will trial sales of second-hand and vintage clothes as it seeks to tap into consumers' growing concerns about the environmental cost of fast fashion, its head of sustainability said on Friday.

Anna Gedda told Reuters H&M would launch a pilot in Sweden for online sales of second-hand garments on the site of its & Other Stories brand, with the aim of extending the scheme to other markets and brands in years to come.

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Aldi joins BEPI a sustainable supply chain initiative

Related Keywords: aim to help towards goals set by the Greenpeace Detox commitments, Aldi, annual textile sales of more euro two billion, BEPI, eliminating potentially hazardous chemicals, implement BEPIs Supply Chain Chemical Management Module, joined Business Environmental Performance Initiative, retail giant, supply chains

Brussels
Aldi joins BEPI a sustainable supply chain initiative
Summary: 
Aldi, a retail giant having annual textile sales of €2.5 billion has joined the Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI). As part of the move, the company will implement the BEPI's Supply Chain Chemical Management Module, which aims to help companies work towards the goals set by the Greenpeace Detox commitments, including eliminating potentially hazardous chemicals from its supply chains by 2020.

Aldi, a retail giant having annual textile sales of €2.5 billion has joined the Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI). As part of the move, the company will implement the BEPI's Supply Chain Chemical Management Module, which aims to help companies work towards the goals set by the Greenpeace Detox commitments, including eliminating potentially hazardous chemicals from its supply chains by 2020.

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