March 2009
SGB;Mar2009, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
The article informs that a host of colleges across the U.S. have ended their licensing agreements with Russell Athletic Corp. over charges that a plant in Honduras was closed in order to shut down a union. To address the stated concerns, Russell Brands has created a Corporate Social Responsibility Improvement Process to review its stance on worker rights and community involvement.


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