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  • January 14, 2021

    Fashioning Justice

    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

    Wages and Gender-based Violence

    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

    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.

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