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Endling Child Labor: The Dirty Business of Cleaning Up Supply Chains

June 11, 2016

Opinion Piece in Huffington Post by Nina Smith, CEO.

Made by Children. Instead of Made in China or Made in India, what if this was the label inside the neatly stacked sweaters on a department store shelf?

For most major brands, such a ...

After Nepal’s Earthquake, A Push To Rebuild Without Child Labor

June 8, 2016

PBS NewsHour presents a special piece on labor practices in South Asian brick kilns. It features Better Brick Nepal which is a project in partnership with The Global Fairness Initiative to eradicate child, forced and bonded labor.

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GoodWeave’s Nina Smith Honored as 2016 Schwab Social Entrepreneur

March 31, 2016

Press Release

Washington, DC: Today the Schwab Foundation announced that Nina Smith, Executive Director of GoodWeave International, is a winner of their coveted Social Entrepreneur of the Year award. Ms. Smith and other honorees will be recognized at the 2016 World Ec...

Global Living Wage Coalition and GoodWeave Release First Living Wage Study in Rural India

The research documents poor earnings, particularly among the population of workers who comprise the informal economy—those at the bottom of the supply chain. GoodWeave links this wage gap directly to low school enrollment and child labor and aims to use this information to benchmark as we colla...