Transparentem in the News

Quiet approach allows US NGO to improve lives of workers in Malaysian factories
Free Malaysia Today
22 June 2019
A New York-based non-profit organisation that investigates labour and environmental abuses has helped Malaysian factories...
NGO’s softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories
The Guardian
22 June 2019
The 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factories in Malaysia – hundreds of...
Transparentem’s Ben Skinner: “You may not be interested in transparency, but transparency is interested in you.”
Karma Impact
2 May 2019
“Here be dragons!” According to lore, that epithet once marked ancient charts of the world’s...
Toxic Tanneries Forced to Move Pollute New Bangladesh Site
The Associated Press
6 July 2018
Bangladesh tanneries prepping leather for shoes, belts, wallets and purses are dumping toxic chemicals into...
Bangladesh: Unsafe work conditions and child labour reported in tanneries supplying leather to western brands, companies respond
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
28 March 2017
A report by Transparentem, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains, allege that hazardous, heavily...
Report Examines Grim Bangladesh Leather Trade, Links to West
The Associated Press
24 March 2017
Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that...
Western Brands Respond to Report on Bangladesh Tanneries
The Associated Press
24 March 2017
Leather made with child labor and under dangerous, polluted conditions in Bangladesh went to factories...
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