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Report: No Excuses for Homework

Report: No Excuses for Homework

Report: No Excuses for Homework Working conditions in the Indonesian leather and footwear sector. Indonesia is the fourth largest footwear manufacturer worldwide after China, India, and Vietnam, producing one billion pairs of shoes in 2015 which equals a world share...
Action Update: Winter 2016

Action Update: Winter 2016

Find our what Labour Behind the Label have been up to in our bi-annual Action Update. Since our last update two of our projects have come to an end and we’ll share some of the successes that happened as a result. Our transparency campaign is...
Testing for Hexavalent Chromium in Shoes

Testing for Hexavalent Chromium in Shoes

Report: Testing for Hexavalent Chromium in Shoes As part of the Change Your Shoes project, 64 pairs of leather shoes bought within in the EU and Switzerland were tested for hexavalent chromium (chromium VI). Chromium VI is a highly toxic, allergenic, mutagenic and...
Report: Tricky Footwork

Report: Tricky Footwork

Report: Tricky Footwork The struggle for Labour Rights in the Chinese Footwear Industry China is, by a wide margin, the top global producer and exporter of footwear. This study provides insight into the difficulties faced by shoe workers around the living wage and the...