Fashion consumers can make better buying decisions if they can find out whether an item is ethically produced or not. Likewise, transparency along the fashion supply chain allows investors to know better where their money is going. Ultimately, clear investor information can help manufacturing workers in the global garment industry to know who they are working for and how to leverage for better working conditions.
Yet, supply chain and investor information are scarce, scattered and hard to access.
On August 23, 2018, Clean Clothes Campaign, in collaboration with Open Corporates and WikiRate, invite you to an Open Data Sprint to find out what kind of investor data is publicly available and how we can all start connecting the dots in supply chains.
We will bring together researchers, data analyst, and activists to map investor to company relations in the fashion industry. The focus of the sprint will be on some largest companies within the apparel industry, such as HANES, ASOS, GAP, and H&M.
After the research and review session, we invite you to stay with us for a get together. We look forward to your participation! Please support us by sharing this invitation with your colleagues and networks.
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13:30 – 13:40 Welcoming remarks and introduction
13:40 – 13:50 Learn how to research (Goals, Methods, Process)
13:50 – 14:00 Group settings
14:00 – 15:50 Researching in groups
15:50 – 16:30 Short presentations and wrap-up
16:30 – 17:00 Get together
*Catering and refreshments will be served.
As this is an interactive event please bring a laptop so you can participate in the research. The event is open to the public but the venue has limited space, so please confirm your attendance.
We look forward to your participation! Please support us by sharing this invitation with your colleagues and networks. To register please send an email to email@example.com
Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC). A global alliance dedicated to improving working conditions and empowering workers in the global garment and sportswear industries. As a grass-roots network of hundreds of organisations and unions, both in garment-producing and in consumer markets, CCC identifies local problems and objectives and transform them into global actions.
In collaboration with:
OpenCorporates. The world’s largest open repository of corporate information.
WikiRate. A non-profit open, collaborative tool to gather & analyze company data. As a collaborative platform WikiRate enables anyone to collect publicly available information in a structured way.
* OpenCorporates and WikiRate are part of ChainReact, a European Commission CAPS initiative, to make supplier networks transparent, understandable, and responsive so that companies and their stakeholders can see, react to, and ultimately transform corporate network impacts.
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