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Five US garment companies team up to support Better Work
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The US Council for International Business (USCIB) has announced support for Better Work by five of the biggest U.S. apparel companies--Gap Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Nike, Walmart and the Walt Disney Company—which will contribute over USD $1 million to Better Work through the USCIB's foundation.

The programme will use contributions to support the development of labour standards compliance assessment and training tools, benefiting the companies' supplier factories among others.

“Better Work is a perfect example of a public-private collaboration with measurable benefits.” stated Peter M. Robinson, President and CEO of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB), in announcing the decision. “By bringing all stakeholders together in a collaborative approach, Better Work is helping to create sustainable change.”

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