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June 4, 2008

Four major steps companies can take to ensure their products are made under humane conditions

Sweatshop abuses are a systemic problem - no company is totally clean or totally dirty. Every company that sources globally faces problems that need to be addressed. While there are many steps companies can and should take to improve workers rights, there are no quick-fix solutions.

In this guide the Clean Clothes Campaign offers guidelines on what companies can do to better assess, implement, and verify compliance with labour standards in their supply chains, and eliminate abuses where and when they arise.

Also available in French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Turkish.

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