The Evil for the Good?

Some countries are infamous for their child labor issues. India and Bangladesh are unsurprisingly on this list along with countries such as Pakistan and Turkmenistan. In these countries, first in India and just a few months ago in Bangladesh, factories are starting to get involved to prohibit child labor. It …

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What constituents a responsible purchase?

Most of our customers are western buying companies wanting to improve labor conditions in their supply chain worldwide. Most purchase from other countries besides China extending our work with our clients to countries of some of the following: India, Bangladesh, Mexico, Turkey, Morroco, Romania, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia. Different country conditions …

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Half-truth.

During the past month, we have broken our yearly “record” about weekly working hours in a factory. We have found workers have worked 106 hours in a single week. That means more than 15 hours a day, 7 days a week. Even if not all weeks were that long, most …

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The Ethical dilemma with Confidentiality.

One of WethicA’s core services is conducting social audits on behalf of our clients. Respecting our client relationships require strict confidentiality on our part regarding audit results. Results are only disclosed to clients and are only sent out at their request. Our auditors go on-site to inspect labor conditions and …

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A sad May 1st.

End of April has been full of press release on abuses in labor world. Some are tragic situations as the death of dozens of workers of a Moroccan factory. Emergency doors weren’t accessible leading workers to be shut in inferno. Other situation no less tragic but running on a daily …

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