HED 431 Ecology of the Global Textile and Apparel Complex
HED 891B Ecological Analysis of Textiles and Apparel Production and Consumption
Last modified: October 14, 2004

by M. Suzanne Sontag
contact: sontag@msu.edu

Sweatshop Labor and the Apparel/Textiles Industry
Academic Consortium on International Trade
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present -- Exhibition of Smithsonian Institution
Bureau Veritas (FLA accredited monitoring agency)
Business for Social Responsibility - see Issue Areas and Issue Briefs
        Corporate Social Responsibility
Factory Labor:  Textiles, Women, Enterprise and Society, Harvard Business School
Fair Labor Association
       Factory Database
Fair Labor Association Adds Colleges and Universities, Will Monitor Anti-Sweatshop Labor Standards - ACE News, March 1999
Human Rights First (formerly Lawyers Committee for Human Rights)
International Labour Organization (UN)
        ILO - International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC)
        ILO - Labor Statistics by country
Labor Solidarity Network - Georgia Tech University
MSNBC - Results of Sweatshop Poll
National Association of College Stores (NAICS), Inc.
NIKE Mission Statement re Manufacturing Practices
PBS Online News Hour - Naming Names - July 16, 1996
PBS Online News Hour -Labors' Pains - April 14, 1997
PBS Online News Hour - UNITEing Against Guess - July 23, 1997
PBS Online News Hour - Newsmaker Interview: Phil Knight, NIKE - May 13, 1998
PBS Online News Hour - Denim Blues - Levi-Strauss Co. -  August 2, 2002
PBS Online News Hour - Textile Jobs in Decline - September 23, 2003
Peace through Inter-American Community Action (PICA) - Bangor Clean Clothes Campaign
Students for Economic Justice at MSU
Sweatshop Watch
UN International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions
UNITE! - Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees
U.S. Department of Labor
        California Garment Shops
        Garment Shops Fined
        Occupational Safety and Health Administration
        Living Wage Study (data for U. S. & 35 other countries; apparel and footwear industries)   
United Students Against Sweatshops
Worker Rights Consortium
Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production (WRAP) - American Apparel and Footwear Association certification program