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Gap Announces Social Report on Factories

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Gap Announces Social Report on Factories

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Gap Announces Social Report on Factories

Gap Announces Social Report on Factories

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The Gap clothes chain releases its first-ever social responsibility report, assessing working conditions in nearly 3,000 factories around the world. It calls for a coordinated response to improve conditions for garment workers. The Gap says it canceled contracts with 136 factories last year because of persistent or severe violations of its code of conduct. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.