International media coverage for new SPERI report on living wages in the garment industry

SPERI’s new report ‘Corporate Commitments to Living Wages in the Garment Industry‘ has been widely covered in the media since its publication on May 30th 2019.

The report by Remi Edwards, Tom Hunt and Genevieve LeBaron documents how global garment companies are failing to meet living wage promises to workers. Find out more about the research here.

The report has been covered by the following international newspapers and websites:

The GuardianLow pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study

ReutersBig clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises

Financial TimesTop retailers failing on pledge to pay fair wages, says report (£)

The IndependentGlobal fashion brands not meeting living wage commitments, report finds

Dhaka TribuneGlobal buyers not living up to pledges

The report has also been covering widely by a range of online publications including fashion and retail publications:

Fashion NetworkBig clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises

Just-StyleGarment brands still failing to meet living wage promises (£)

BICBIMThe myth of the living wage: global fashion brands continue to profit from poverty pay

EcoTextile NewsFashion brands ‘falling short’ on living wage pledges

Apparel InsiderStudy calls for ‘step-change’ on living wage issue (£)

WWDStudy: Living Wages in Apparel Brands’ Supply Chains Need Improvement (£)

DevDiscourseWorld’s major clothing brands fail to fulfil own commitment of ‘fair wage’