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16 January 2018

Canada: Govt. to announce new ombudsperson for “responsible enterprise”; role to cover extractive & other sectors

Author: Peter Mazereeuw, The Hill Times

“Champagne to announce new ombudsman for corporate responsibility Wednesday, after years-long campaign by human rights groups”, 16 Jan 2018...

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2 January 2018

Cambodia: Walmart expects cont'd improvements in working conditions & treatment of civil society; govt. denies any criticism

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20 December 2017

Ukraine, Serbia & Hungary: Report by Clean Clothes Campaign details poverty wages & poor working conditions in garment factories producing for global brands; incl. co responses

The report "Europe's Sweatshops" published by Clean Clothes Campaign documents poverty wages and poor working conditions in the garment and shoe industry throughout Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The report is presented together with new country...

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13 December 2017
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11 December 2017

Internatl. Human Rights Day: Highlighting best business practices

Author: CONE

"International Human Rights Day: How Companies Are Fighting To Get Human Rights Rights", 8 Dec 2017...

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8 December 2017

UK: Primark & Sports Direct among 260 employers accused of paying workers less than legal min. wage; incl. co comments

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6 December 2017

Blog: How can we ensure access to remedy when decisions are made by machines rather than humans?

Author: Dunstan Allison-Hope, BSR

By vastly improving our analytical capability, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to address some of humanity’s most pressing challenges, including those relating to healthcare, education, transportation, counter-terrorism, and criminal...

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1 December 2017

New business initiative launched to advance gender equality; Coca-cola & Walmart among the cos to have joined

Author: Lee Mannion, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Coca Cola, Walmart among global firms joining forces for women's equality", 30 Nov 2017...

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27 November 2017
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Author: Antoine Piel, Alternatives Economiques (France)

« Les cadences éreintantes d’Amazon », 23 novembre 2017 [abonnement requis]...

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20 November 2017

Worker advocacy groups launch initiative to improve conditions in corporate supply chains through worker-led codes of conduct

Author: Steven Greenhouse, The Guardian

"'Some kids are not orphans because of this': how unions are keeping workers safe", 8 November 2017...

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