AuthorKlaus Wiesen

Germany encourages companies to deal with human rights issues

The Federal Government of Germany plans to interview 1,800 companies on their compliance with human rights when manufacturing their products abroad. The Federal Foreign Office just started a written survey, which should be completed by the beginning of October. The background for this survey is the criticism against human rights violations, such as child labour and low wages, at the beginning of supply chains in developing countries, such as in the textile factories of Bangladesh. The results of the survey […]

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