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(Sustainable) Fashion's Real Problem

Simone Cipriani | Posted 09.23.2016 | Style
Simone Cipriani

While sustainability should be built into supply chains, the fashion industry is today responsible for much of the exploitation of people and the environment: number one in terms of exploitation of people and the second most polluting industry after oil.

Dave Jamieson

Crisis At Apple's Factory Watchdog

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The industry-backed nonprofit group that monitors plants for Apple, Nestle and other major brands has run into financial trouble, having...

Foxconn Accused Of Using Forced Student Labor To Make iPhones

The New York Times | DAVID BARBOZA and CHARLES DUHIGG | Posted 09.10.2012 | Technology

As Apple prepares to unveil the latest iPhone this week, the company’s manufacturing partner in China, Foxconn Technology, is coming under renewed c...

Apple Announces Investigation Of Foxconn Factories

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology

Apple on Monday said that it has asked the Fair Labor Association to conduct "special voluntary audits" of several of its assembly suppliers' faciliti...

Ask Workers in Cambodia and Bangladesh: Where Has Corporate Social Responsibility Been?

Jeff Ballinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Ballinger

Since the earliest "code of conduct" requirements for supplier factories, labor rights have declined nearly to the vanishing point in production-for-export areas around the world.