HUMAN RIGHTS & CSR


In 2002, the International Labour Organization launched the World Day Against Child Labour. This means that every year, on June 12, we pay extra attention to highlight the issues concerning child labour. Not only are the issues pointed out, but also the actions that are taken to eliminate child labour.

As you probably already know, I often mention human rights when I talk about sustainability and conscious consumption. I often get questions about this; why I choose to highlight this aspect of sustainability, but also what human rights actually are and how they work. My experience is that we do not talk enough about human rights and that the level...

In April 2013, April 24 to be exact, Rana Plaza collapsed in Bangladesh. Rana Plaza was the name of a commercial building which housed several garment factories, which produced clothes for brands such as Mango, Primark, Walmart and Benetton. Over a thousand people died and approximately 2 500 people were injured, when the building collapsed due to...

Det kan inte ha undgått någon att H&M:s mål rörande fabriksarbetares rätt till skälig lön inte uppnåddes under 2018, vilket konstaterats av både H&M och externa utredare. I december skedde demonstrationer i Bangladesh, där textilarbetare påtalade just sin rätt till en levnadslön. Därefter utlovades en liten ökning av minimilönen. H&M är det företag...

Tidigare idag uppmärksammade organisationen Fair Action de fortsatta problem som finns inom skoindustrin avseende produktion av läderskor. Det är bland annat företagen Nilson Group (DinSko, Nilson Shoes, Skopunkten, Jerns och Radical Sports), Scorett och Vagabond som har granskats av Fair Action, och som uppmanas till att vara transparenta avseende...