Transparentem in the News
Migrant Workers in Malaysia’s Garment Sector Face Severe Exploitation
5 October 2021
On Sept. 23, the Malaysian immigration department arrested a Bangladeshi garment factory owner, along with...
Mind the Gap: Migrant Workers Need Respect for Rights, Not Commitments on Paper
12 April 2021
In spring 2018, Transparentem, an NGO focused on investigating labor rights abuses, approached apparel companies...
Fashion, Xinjiang and the Perils of Supply Chain Transparency
The Financial Times
9 April 2021
Brandie Sasser, the vice-president of strategic engagement at Transparentem, a US non-profit that investigates environmental...
Civil society organisations call on policymakers to define meaningful supply chain reporting requirements
22 March 2021
Corporate sustainability transparency is a complex issue, which requires a careful selection of meaningful reporting...
Tannery Workers’ Pandemic Plight Highlights Need for Reform
The Business Standard
4 February 2021
Bangladesh's tannery workers are in financial crisis due to Covid-19, but exploitative working conditions are...
Out of Sight: A Call for Transparency from Field to Fabric
8 October 2020
Supply chains in the global garment and textiles industry are long, complex, fragmented, continuously evolving...
Pay-to-play, pay-to-stay: the high cost of Indonesian apparel jobs
Thomson Reuters Foundation
29 September 2020
When Susi, a 25-year-old sewing operator in Indonesia, found work at a garment manufacturer in...