Fifth & Pacific
The company was formerly known as Liz Claiborne, Inc. and changed its name to Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. in May, 2012.
|Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc||USA||website|
|Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc|
This 2012 report by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights reveals how workers at the Rich Pine garment factory in Jordan endure mandatory, seven-day, 96-hour work weeks. All overtime is obligatory, wages are below the legal minimum wage, sick days are not allowed and workers are housed in crowded, primitive dorms. Liz Claiborne clothing accounts for roughly 60 per cent of total production from the factory.
[Source 2012][More on Workers Rights]
Responsible Sourcing Network's 2014 report Cotton Sourcing Snapshot: A Survey of Corporate Practices to End Forced Labor includes survey results and ratings of 49 companies reflecting actions they are taking to stop cotton from Uzbekistan picked with forced labor from entering their supply chains. The survey offered a maximum of 100 points across 11 indicators in the categories of Policy, Public Disclosure, Engagement, and Implementation & Auditing. Only five companies scored over 50 points, 19 companies (including this company) scored under 25 points, and two companies scored zero.
[Source 2014][More on Human Rights]
Climate Counts compares companies on their commitment to tackling global warming. The scoring ranges from A (best) to E (worst) and assesses the level of action taken on climate change using CDP's climate performance score as the primary indicator of company performance on climate change. This company received a score of 'NR' (No Response), for failing to publicly respond to the CDP climate change questionnaire.
[Source 2016][More on Climate Change]
This company has announced that they don't sell animal fur or are phasing in a fur-free policy.
[Source 2014][More on Animal Rights]
This 2010 report by As You Sow, "Toward a Safe, Just Workplace: Apparel Supply Chain Compliance Programs", provides a scorecard and report focus on company programs such as: factory auditing, remediation, continuous improvement, collaboration, company management accountability, and transparency. This company received a C- rating.
[Source 2010][More on Workers Rights]
Green America's Responsible Shopper provides details about the corporate responsibility records of well-known companies. Follow the link to see this company's profile. [Last updated 2009]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$3 billion in 2009|
|# Employees||11,500 in 2009 in World|
|Address||New York, New York, USA|