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Union policies and strategies in response to the Coronavirus emergency in Germany

by Volker Telljohann

The effects of the Coronavirus crisis are accelerating the transformation processes in the German automotive industry: what are the reactions, strategies and tools put in place by the union?

IKEA: frugal people understand each other.

by Anna Maria Romano, CGIL Tuscany, Vice President UNI-Europe Finance, financial expert for CTS Open Corporation

IKEA is a subsidiary of the Dutch company Ingka Holding, owned by a non-profit foundation, the Stichting Ingka Foundation, created in 1982 by founder Ingvar Kamprad with the noble motivation of “spreading the progress of architecture and interior design”. The foundation is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the world, with assets in excess of $35 billion.

Let’s shed some light on exploitation in the fashion industry

by Deborah Lucchetti, the Coordinator of Clean Clothes Campaign

The Clean Clothes Campaign launches a new website dedicated to workers’ rights activists and consumers. The Fashion Checker platform contains information on 108 brands and hundreds of interviews with women and workers in five manufacturing countries.

#Adidas #Amazon #Carrefour #Decathlon #HM #Inditex #Lidl #LVMH #Nike #Puma #Walmart #Zalando

ENI: what’s the responsability of the State as a shareholder?

by Anna Maria Romano, CGIL Tuscany, Vice President UNI-Europe Finance, financial expert for CTS Open Corporation

In ENI the State, that owns more that 30% of shares, is not simply a shareholder, but must assume the role of strategic constructor of the socially and environmentally responsible policy.

The global tourism industry isn’t destroyed – it’s only on hold

by Dr Hidayat Greenfield IUF #Asia/Pacific Regional Secretary

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the tourism industry hard. With flights cancelled and countries on lockdown, tourist arrivals stopped, and hotel occupancy rates hit zero. In most countries in Asia, the temporary closure of hotels will be extended until June
#tourism #covid19