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Nike Releases List of Factory Locations

April 13, 2005

0413_shoe.jpgActivists campaigning against sweatshops are reacting to Nike's decision to release the names and addresses of all 705 factories that it contracts with.

For years the footwear giant, and the industry as a whole, have refused to release such details.

Without them, activists have found it very difficult to research allegations of poor working conditions around the world.

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What do you think of Nike's move toward taking corporate responsibility for its business practices? Tell us in the Comments section.

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COMMENTS

Wal-Mart's saving the environment, Nike's protecting workers' rights, it's enough to make me get my MBA, put on a suit and save the world.

nuff of this hippy protesting crap. Big business is the new nirvana.

Will

Posted by: Will Martin at April 13, 2005 09:26 PM