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Consumer Goods Industry Shares Best Practices on How to Eradicate Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

Posted: Jun 20, 2017 – 04:00 AM EST

PARIS, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - With 21 million victims of forced labour in the world today, members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) are actively promoting responsible business actions to help eradicate forced labour in global supply chains. Through the new CGF publication,...

Support to Human Rights and Refugee Causes via Corporations Increases Almost 40 Fold Following Travel Ban

Posted: Jun 19, 2017 – 07:00 PM EST

CALGARY, AB, Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - This World Refugee Day, Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announces that donations made through its award-winning cloud solution to human rights and refugee causes have increased 6 times year-over-year since...

Yanacocha Will Continue to Seek Good-Faith Dialogue to Resolve Land Dispute with Chaupe Family

Posted: May 03, 2017 – 02:08 PM EST

CAJAMARCA, Peru, May 03 /CSRwire/ - Perus Supreme Court today dismissed Yanacochas appeal of the Superior Court of Cajamarcas 2014 ruling acquitting members of the Chaupe family of aggravated usurpation when they occupied land parcels owned by the company in August of 2011....

Civil Society Groups Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Reject Chevron's Attempts to Undermine Amazon Pollution Case

Posted: May 01, 2017 – 03:09 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., May 01 /CSRwire/ - Several prominent environmental and human rights groups are demanding that the U.S. Supreme Court block Chevron's ongoing attacks on their Free Speech rights and its use of false evidence in the historic Ecuador pollution case, where the...

Free Webinar, April 5: The 2016 Anti-Slavery Compliance Benchmarking Study – Trends and Good Practices

Posted: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:15 PM EST

REUTLINGEN, GERMANY, Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Join us on April 5, 2017, for an interactive webinar which will explain the findings, trends, and good practices of a recently released anti-slavery compliance benchmarking study. Prepared by the NPO Development International (DI), the study rated...

Companies' Anti-Slavery Performance Improves, iPoint-funded Study Reveals

Posted: Mar 07, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

REUTLINGEN, GERMANY, Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - Social and environmental compliance, sustainability, and digital circular economy expert iPoint is excited to announce the release of a new comprehensive benchmarking report which evaluates brands on their anti-slavery compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains...

Business Efforts to Advance Gender Equality will be Recognized at The Gender Equality Awards 2017

Posted: Jan 17, 2017 – 03:07 PM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - The Gender Equality Awards 2017, hosted by the Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), will recognize the efforts of businesses who are helping to advance Sustainable Development Goal #5 (gender equality). The GCNC, the Canadian Network of the UN...

Human Rights Challenges for Business in 2017 – Complementary Briefing

Posted: Dec 14, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

LONDON, Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Claiming ignorance is not an option anymore and Human rights standards and due diligence demand is just increasing. But how is the landscape evolving, and what does it mean for corporate risk?Ethical Corporations latest briefing, explains what are...

iPoint Launches Anti-Slavery Reporting Template for Private Sector

Posted: Nov 10, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

Reutlingen, Germany, Nov. 10 /CSRwire/ - iPoint-systems is excited to announce the official launch of the electronic Labor Rights Template (eLRT), a free, open-access, Excel-based, business-to-business (B2B) reporting tool designed to support companies in their compliance with global human trafficking and modern-day slavery...

Newmont Releases Official Response to Independent Report on Land Dispute in Peru

Posted: Oct 18, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

DENVER, Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today released the Companys official response to the independent report examining the ongoing land dispute in Peru between members of the Chaupe family and Yanacocha. The document may be...

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