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H&M

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Sweden

H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) website: http://www.hm.com

 

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17 December 2019

Bangladesh: Boiler explosion kills worker & injures five others at garment factory supplying to Next & H&M

Author: Hannah Abdullah, just-style

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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3 December 2019

USA: Workers stage Black Friday protests at Macy's, Guess & H&M stores over working conditions & dismissals

Author: Michael Sainato, The Guardian

"US retail employees call out working conditions with Black Friday protests", 29 November 2019...

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26 November 2019

Bangladesh: H&M commits to operating digital wage payment system in all garment factories by 2020

Author: Simon Glover, Ecotextile News

"H&M Group supports digital wage payments", 21 November 2019...

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25 November 2019

New discussion paper on mandatory human rights due diligence - includes perspectives from business, government and civil society

Author: Shift

"Let's talk mandatory measures", Fall 2019 [M]andatory measures have not been a central part of the mix considered by states in the initial years of UNGPs implementation... That is now changing, particularly in Europe. A growing number of states are...

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19 November 2019

Myanmar: Apparel brands sign freedom of association agreement with suppliers

Author: IndustriALL

"Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline", 15 November 2019...

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17 November 2019

Companies urged to uphold corporate responsibility when sourcing from Xinjiang and Uzbekistan, both with high risks of forced labour

Author: Catherine Putz, The Diplomat

“Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan”, 14 Nov 2019...

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14 November 2019

Cambodia: H&M puts an exit strategy in place and considers other options outside Cambodia if EU removes trade preferences from Cambodia

Author: Zazithorn Ruengchinda, ScandAsia

"H&M consider leaving Cambodia due to EU trade sanctions", 10 November 2019...

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4 November 2019

Cambodia: Labour groups warn of job losses & garment worker exploitation, while intl. brands threaten reduced orders over proposed EU trade sanctions

Author: Matt Blomberg, Reuters

"Warning over Cambodia's garment workers as EU tariff threat looms", 4 November 2019...

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29 October 2019

ACT living wage initiative brands adopt joint due diligence framework on purchasing practices

In September 2019, brands who are members of the ACT living wage initiative adopted a joint due diligence framework to ensure their purchasing practices facilitate the payment of a living wage, as set out in the ACT Memorandum of Understanding. Accord...

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