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Martinez 1 Natalia Martinez Professor Laffey ANT 2410 29 January 2017 Activity 4 Globalism 1. Black Cardigan Company: The Gap Made in: India Under what conditions was this made: They are currently becoming more sustainable, but according to Green America, they have a long way to go. In 2007, Indian authorities went into the factories and found young children working there. Also, that same year, three people died because the company refused to let employees go home when they were sick at work. Back in 2003, a gap worker had been shot to death during a protest in Cambodia regarding unfair working conditions and pay. Activities the company engages in: This company has been linked to six sweatshops in at least six different countries. A recent investigation has showed that this company has also refused to comply with the raising of minimum wage in India. Claims/Praises: According to the campaign “Clothes for a Change,” Gap’s clothes are genetically engineered with “pesticide laden cotton.” This
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Martinez 2 campaign is hoping to get Gap involved in making organic and fair made clothing. 2. Candle Company: Bath & Body Works (Limited Brands) Made in: The USA Under what conditions was this made: This company has serious issues with their ethics and labor policies. This company had their apparel coming from a Jordanian sweatshop. They were sued for discriminations. The label may have stated that it was made in the U.S., and it may have been due to recent policies being changed, but the information being given is different.
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