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 Human Rights Press Releases

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Human Rights is an ideology, belief, and movement that supports the notion that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and thus have inalienable rights including the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.


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Spence-Chapin Services To Families & Children Announces New Leadership

Posted: Dec 17, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today a change in leadership. Executive Director Emily Forhman has decided to seek new opportunities after a successful three-year tenure. Forhman will be succeeded by current COO/CFO,...

Chevron Maneuvering to Block Ecuadorian Villagers From Enforcing $9.5 billion Judgment in Canadian Courts

Posted: Dec 10, 2014 – 12:52 PM EST

OTTAWA, Dec. 10 /CSRwire/ - Trying to make good on its promise of a lifetime of litigation to avoid paying for a clean-up of Ecuadors rainforest, Chevron will ask the Supreme Court of Canada this week to create a new jurisdictional hurdle that...

Global E-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Announces 2015 Board of Directors

Posted: Dec 01, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - On November 20, the new GeSI Board of Directors took office. Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, and ETNO representatives were elected Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer respectively. BT, Ericsson, Orange, Microsoft, the ITU, and Swisscom, and were also officially inducted...

Providing Safe and Affordable Water Through Low-Cost Model

Posted: Nov 17, 2014 – 02:35 PM EST

INDIA, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Leading India-based social enterprise Spring Health has announced plans to join the Business Call to Action. The company has pledged to provide safe drinking water to two million customers in rural India by 2017 and improve the health...

Global Pro Bono is Moving the Needle on Maternal Health | Wednesday, November 19 at 1:00 PM EST | Upcoming #3BLchat

Posted: Nov 17, 2014 – 02:00 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON MA, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Mark Your Calendars! Date: Wednesday, November 19
 Time: 1:00 pm, ET According to many leading organizations in global health, including the Public Health Institute, 2014 presented 3 major megatrends in healthcare: Demand for healthcare in developing countries...

The Indigenous Rights Risk Report: How Violating Indigenous Peoples' Rights Increases Industry Risks

Posted: Nov 10, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, Nov. 10 /CSRwire/ - On November 10, First Peoples Worldwide released the Indigenous Rights Risk Report at the SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing, a product of two years of consultations with investment analysts, industry professionals, and Indigenous Peoples....

Report calls for step change on human rights conduct of business in Greater China region

Posted: Aug 27, 2014 – 12:00 AM EST

LONDON, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Companies operating in Greater China as well as Chinese firms operating overseas must do more to respect human rights, according to a new report by an international human rights organization. The report, released today in Chinese and English...

The Cybersmile Foundation Expands to U.S. on "Stop Cyberbullying Day"

Posted: Jun 19, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - In honor of Stop Cyberbullying Day on Friday, June 20, The Cybersmile Foundation today announced its expansion to the United States so they can better serve the growing number of cyberbullying victims and their families across...

Amazon Communities Nullify Patton Boggs Fee In Ecuador Pollution Case

Posted: Jun 13, 2014 – 03:42 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador, Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Leaders of the Ecuadorian rainforest communities who won a $9.5 billion environmental judgment against Chevron have terminated a fee award to the American law firm Patton Boggs because it prejudiced its former clients and agreed to turn...

80 Organizations Call on Apple's Lisa Jackson to Stop Off-shoring Worker Health and Safety Risks

Posted: Jun 10, 2014 – 11:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 10 /CSRwire/ - Amidst mounting consumer pressure on Apple to address worker safety in its supplier factories, 80 environmental and human rights organizations, socially responsible investment firms, and occupational health professionals from 27 countries sent a letter today to Apple Vice...

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