WWD | By Rosemary Feitelberg | December 21, 2015
A note allegedly written by a factory worker in China was hidden in a pair of Primark socks and claimed that the socks were made in substandard working conditions.
MTV | By Katherine Speller | October 21, 2015
It's hard to know for sure where your Halloween costume actually came from. MTV talks to The Institute to learn more.
New York Times | By Jeanette Catsoulis | May 27, 2015
The New York Times reviews the documentary "The True Cost," which features an interview with The Institute's associate director Barbara Briggs.
HuffPost | By David Morris | May 20, 2015
About the same time that Obama was standing in Nike's headquarters, the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights issued a report condemning Nike's labor practices.
Mic | By Max Plenke | May 27, 2015
Reports by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights show how the people who make our phones in China incur surprising physical costs- including numbness, exhaustion and harassment.
The Guardian | By Rose Aguilar | May 08, 2015
Guardian: According to the IGLHR’s report, Nike symbolizes the destructive impacts of trade deals like the TPP. Those $100-$200 Nike shoes you see in stores carry a declared customs value of $5.27 per pair.
Yahoo Politics | By Dylan Stableford | May 08, 2015
Senator Bernie Sanders cites the Institute's report on Vietnam and Trans-Pacific Partnership as he urges President Obama "Just Don't Do It" regarding his visit to Nike headquarters to promote the TPP.
Politico | By Doug Palmer | May 08, 2015
"President’s choice of Nike for pro-trade speech stirs controversy on eve of ‘fast-track’ vote."
Huffington Post | By Dave Jamieson | May 08, 2015
According to Huffington Post, "Obama's scheduled visit to #Nike has trade deal skeptics scratching their heads."
Just Style | By Michelle Russell | April 29, 2015
Sporting giant Nike has been slammed by a human rights organisation for lacking "guts and moral" when it comes to sourcing in Vietnam. The damning report by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, likens Nike to "the canary in the coal mine"...
Write to Disney, Hasbro, Mattel and other multinational companies producing children's toys under harsh sweatshop conditions.
Bangladesh’s shipbreaking workers need our help and support. Please sign this letter, which will be delivered to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman.
Some 1,800 Chinese workers in the Dongguan Zhenyang Wanju factory in Guangdong produce toys for Disney, Mattel, Hasbro and other international brands under harsh conditions, stripped of their rights, their dignity, their voice and basic justice.
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh toil 12-hours a day at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. They are consistently injured and killed on the job because of a lack of safety equipment, job training, and legal rights.
Nike is truly the canary in the coal mine, pointing us to what unfettered “free trade” looks like, and what the world will look like under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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