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Author: [comment] Mark Lagon, former US anti-human-trafficking ambassador, in Guardian (UK)
It makes good business sense for companies to actively pursue an ethical supply chain. Philanthropy...is not enough...[Many] executives assume that tracing labour conditions in their supply chains is futile and prohibitively costly. Yet if the...
[DOC] Deutsche Telekom response [includes reference to actions taken to implement UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights]
Author: Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom began conducting human rights impact assessments based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in 2013. The assessments help us identify the impact that business activities in and outside the Group have on...
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Author: Richard Pérez-Peña, New York Times (USA)
Starbucks will provide a free online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company, through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the company and the university will announce on...
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Author: Christine Bader, author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, in The Atlantic
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Author: Andrew Winston, author of "Green to Gold", in Harvard Business Review
At [Apple's] shareholder meeting, a think tank, NCPPR, pushed Apple to stop pursuing environmental initiatives like investing in renewable energy. [CEO Tim Cook]...made it clear that he makes choices for reasons beyond just the profit motive...Cook’s...
The influence of a button on working conditions: WellMade shows brand employees how to improve conditions for factory workers
Author: Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)
WellMade, an initiative by Fair Wear Foundation (FWF), SOMO and others, shows European brand employees the impact of their decisions and offers them practical guidance to help improve working conditions along the supply chain...WellMade provides...