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Gap Releases Sweatshop Report (audio)
The Gap clothes chain released its first-ever social responsibility report
Wednesday, assessing working conditions in nearly 3,000 factories around
the world.

The report didn't pull any punches. According to the report, many Gap
factories were paying workers at a level below the local minimum wage.

The Gap says it canceled contracts with 136 factories last year because of
persistent or severe violations of its code of conduct.

Upon releasing the report, the Gap's recently appointed CEO explained: "We
feel strongly that commerce and social responsibility don't have to be at

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