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Manufacture of '''Clothing''' and the [[garment industry]] generally has a long history of [[exploitation]] and abysmal, even life-threatening, [[working conditions]]. The [[Sustainable Apparel Coalition]], formed in 2011, is an industry group with plans to rate products using a "[[Higg Index]]."<ref name = "NYT5813" />
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==Disclosure==
 
==Disclosure==
 
Following the 2013 collapse of a flimsy garment factory in Bangladesh that killed 800 people, a few clothing manufacturers began disclosing information about where and how their products were made.<ref name = "NYT5813" >[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/business/global/fair-trade-movement-extends-to-clothing.html "Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing’s Origins"] article by Stephanie Clifford in ''[[The New York Times]]'' May 8, 2013</ref> According to Bruno Pieters, founder of Honest By, “as long as we keep paying companies to be unsustainable and unethical, they will be.”<ref name = "NYT5813" />
 
Following the 2013 collapse of a flimsy garment factory in Bangladesh that killed 800 people, a few clothing manufacturers began disclosing information about where and how their products were made.<ref name = "NYT5813" >[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/business/global/fair-trade-movement-extends-to-clothing.html "Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing’s Origins"] article by Stephanie Clifford in ''[[The New York Times]]'' May 8, 2013</ref> According to Bruno Pieters, founder of Honest By, “as long as we keep paying companies to be unsustainable and unethical, they will be.”<ref name = "NYT5813" />

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Manufacture of Clothing and the garment industry generally has a long history of exploitation and abysmal, even life-threatening, working conditions. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition, formed in 2011, is an industry group with plans to rate products using a "Higg Index."[1]

Disclosure

Following the 2013 collapse of a flimsy garment factory in Bangladesh that killed 800 people, a few clothing manufacturers began disclosing information about where and how their products were made.[1] According to Bruno Pieters, founder of Honest By, “as long as we keep paying companies to be unsustainable and unethical, they will be.”[1]

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