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Why Tipping Doesn’t Exonerate Other Stakeholders

A frequent objection to thanking garment workers with gratuities to provide extra income has to do with how it impacts the responsibilities of other stakeholders in the Ready-Made Garment (RMG) industry supply chain. Besides inadequate compensation, the RMG industry faces lots of issues that require the concerted actions of all participants to resolve.  Among these… Sigue leyendo Why Tipping Doesn’t Exonerate Other Stakeholders

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How will tip4good work?

The tip4good program harnesses advances in mobile payments technologies and the goodwill and generosity of consumers. That is where it all starts. While technology makes this all possible, trends in altruism and philanthropy, as well increasing preference for products manufactured in a fair, sustainable manner with respect for human rights provide the catalyst for this… Sigue leyendo How will tip4good work?

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How do I Know My Gratuity Reaches the Workers? – Does tip4good have traceability?

A key question for anyone considering participating in the tip4good program is “How do I know the gratuity I just paid is actually reaching the garment workers?” This is understandably a great concern for us since the whole point of the platform is based upon linking the garment to the workers at the plant that… Sigue leyendo How do I Know My Gratuity Reaches the Workers? – Does tip4good have traceability?

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Provide Additional Income for Factory Workers with tip4good

The fashion industry is booming. But fashion gets less and less expensive by the day. The situation has reached a point where the term “disposable fashion” is now commonplace. This refers to clothing that can be bought so cheaply, in relative terms, that the customer has no incentive to actually go through the trouble of… Sigue leyendo Provide Additional Income for Factory Workers with tip4good

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Why thank your garment factory workers with tip4good?

Tipping or paying a gratuity is a fairly widespread practice all over the planet.  It consists of a monetary gift given by a customer to a person who has rendered a service. The most common places to tip are restaurants, hotels, and bars, although customs vary by country. In today’s globalized world, however, almost everyone… Sigue leyendo Why thank your garment factory workers with tip4good?

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Garment Don’t Earn Enough – It’s time to try something new

A lot of well-meaning people and organizations are hard at work trying to come up with ways to improve the incomes of garment workers that produce our clothes. But we keep coming up short. We see that initiatives like lobbying brands to force suppliers to improve pay or encouraging more militancy from workers’ unions score… Sigue leyendo Garment Don’t Earn Enough – It’s time to try something new

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Garment Don’t Earn Enough – It’s time to try something new

A lot of well-meaning people and organizations are hard at work trying to come up with ways to improve the incomes of garment workers that produce our clothes. But we keep coming up short. We see that initiatives like lobbying brands to force suppliers to improve pay or encouraging more militancy from workers’ unions score… Sigue leyendo Garment Don’t Earn Enough – It’s time to try something new