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On our minds: Uniqlo hires refugees

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by adakallgren on 5 December, 2015

Uniqlo recently revealed a plan to expand their self-reliance program offering in-store jobs to refugees.

On our minds is Uniqlo which recently revealed a plan to expand their self-reliance program offering in-store jobs to refugees. The initiative, founded in 2011, has to date provided work for 13 refugees in Japan and the aim is now to increase the number and extend the initiative to Europe and beyond, next year at the earliest. Fast Retailing Group, owners of Uniqlo, is also planning to donate 10 million dollars to UNHCR over a three-year period to support similar external programs, and the UN urges other brands to follow suit. Read more here.


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