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Author: Emma Richards, Asian Correspondent
"Despite government commitments to reform the industry, forced labour and other rights abuses remain widespread in Thailand’s fishing fleets, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report said Tuesday...The report [...] found migrant workers from neighbouring...
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Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project
Demand the supply: ranking consumer electronics and jewelry retail companies on their efforts to develop conflict-free minerals supply chains from Congo
Author: Annie Callaway, The Enough Project
The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies...in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold [often referred to as conflicts minerals or 3TG]: consumer electronics...
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Author: Corynne Cirille, Racked
As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber...spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016... Over the years, intense public pressure forced many corporations to take a public stance on issues like climate change, equal pay, and...
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- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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Author: Justine Nolan, University of New South Wales, Alternative Law Journal
"Business and human rights: The challenge of putting principles into practice and regulating global supply chains" 6 Jun 2017...
Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights
The Working Group welcomes the Government’s commitment to the Guiding Principles and the topic of business and human rights. It emphasizes the importance of moving from commitment to action and embedding the Guiding Principles in all commercial and...
US retailers make progress towards improving working conditions in the tuna industry, finds Greenpeace
Author: The Maritime Executive
"In its second canned tuna ranking, Greenpeace USA found that a number of U.S. retailers have made significant progress toward offering consumers more sustainable and ethical products....
Author: Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint (India)
"Human Rights rankings: no perfect company", 16 Mar 2017...
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