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Clooney Foundation for Justice Partners with UNICEF to Open Seven Public Schools to Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

Published: Jul 31, 2017 – 11:05 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - The Clooney Foundation for Justice today announced a $2.25 million partnership, which includes a generous donation from Google.org, and a $1 million technology grant from HP, to support formal education for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The partnership...

FPIC Expert Advisory Panel Report on Merian Released

Published: Jul 31, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Suriname (Newmont or the Company) today announced that the Merian Expert Advisory Panel released its report assessing implementation of free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) at the Company's Merian operation. The assessment was the result of...

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

Published: 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

Published: 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...

State Department Briefs USCIB on US National Action Plan

Published: May 12, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 12 /CSRwire/ - Melike Yetken, a senior advisor for corporate responsibility with the U.S. Department of State, provided an update for approximately 40 USCIB members on May 2 on the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct (NAP). Yetken's...

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

Published: May 03, 2017 – 02:08 PM EST

CAJAMARCA, Peru, May 03 /CSRwire/ - Peru's Supreme Court today dismissed Yanacocha's appeal of the Superior Court of Cajamarca's 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

Published: 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...

USCIB Welcomes New Vice President for Labor Affairs and Corporate Responsibility

Published: Apr 17, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - USCIB welcomed Gabriella Rigg Herzog as its new Vice President for Labor Affairs and Corporate Responsibility yesterday, April 17. Herzog will be based in USCIB's New York office. Most recently, Herzog served as Senior Manager for Corporate...

Apr 05, 2017 – Free Webinar: The 2016 Anti-Slavery Compliance Benchmarking Study – Trends and Good Practices

Event Posted: Mar 31, 2017 – 11:36 AM EST

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 the legal compliance, affirmative practice, and...

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

Published: 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...

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