Clean Clothes Campaign

H&M's Cambodian "Poverty Pay" Scandal Exposed on Swedish TV

H&M has come under fire after a Swedish broadcast claims the high-street retailer isn’t doing enough to prevent sweatshop-like conditions at a subcontractor’s factory…

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10 Biggest Excuses For Not Paying a Living Wage (And Why They Suck)

1. CALCULATING FAIR AND BALANCED WAGE IS IMPOSSIBLE From the workers’ perspective, there is little sense in this argument. The problem of low wages is obvious to workers and many…

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Activists Stage Flash "Faint-Ins" at H&M, Gap to Protest Sweatshop Conditions

Swooning over fast fashion? The low prices aren’t the only thing making people feel light-headed. Dozens of human-rights activists are staging flash “faint-ins” at…

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Apparel Brands Are Still Making "Killer" Sandblasted Jeans Despite Bans

Photo by Shutterstock Despite voluntary bans by major apparel brands, sandblasting is still widely practiced in the largely unregulated overseas denim industry, according to a new…

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Target to Stop Selling Sandblasted Jeans by Year's End

Target is the latest retailer to put the kibosh on sandblasting, a denim-weathering technique linked to a fatal lung condition in its operators. Following the lead of Levi’s,…

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Versace Bans "Killer" Sandblasted Jeans After Activists Push for Change

Versace is finally putting the kibosh on sandblasting its jeans. After two months of pressure from the Clean Clothes Campaign and Change.org, the Italian fashion house has officially…

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Versace Shuts Down Facebook Wall After Anti-Sandblasters Swarm Site

Versace deactivated its Facebook “wall” today after activists posted dozens of messages condemning its continued practice of sandblasting jeans. Despite public…

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