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tip4good: F.A.Q

How do I know my gratuity is reaching the right beneficiaries? The phone or account numbers of the group of workers involved in producing the work order for your garment at the supplier factory anywhere in the world is assigned a unique QR code. These codes are printed on tip4good tags attached to all garments… Sigue leyendo tip4good: F.A.Q

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Better than Cash Alliance influence on tip4good

The Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) is a global partnership of governments, companies, and international organizations that accelerates the transition from cash to digital payments in order to reduce poverty and drive inclusive growth. Its principal sponsors include the United Nations and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others. Within the past year, the initiative… Sigue leyendo Better than Cash Alliance influence on tip4good

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How do I Know My Gratuity Reaches the Workers?

  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… Sigue leyendo How do I Know My Gratuity Reaches the Workers?

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Is It eally Better to Purchase Less Clothing?

It is undeniable that the planet is experiencing the negative effects of overconsumption. This is true in several industries. Witness the growing global obesity epidemic due to overconsumption of inexpensive, inadequate food. The same thing occurs with consumption of transportation (automobiles), energy, and water, among others. Fashion is not immune to this phenomenon.  While surging… Sigue leyendo Is It eally Better to Purchase Less Clothing?

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Why Now is the Time to Pay Gratuities

There are two main reasons why now is the right time to engage in a new approach to generate additional income for garment workers: lack of success of ongoing initiatives and technological advances. Current approaches have been insufficient to produce the level of impact necessary to make a dent in the wage problem. It is… Sigue leyendo Why Now is the Time to Pay Gratuities

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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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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?