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

Published: 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

Published: 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 Corporation's latest briefing, explains what are...

Hasbro Ranks Among "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign

Published: Dec 05, 2016 – 07:30 AM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. , Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a global play and entertainment company, has been selected among America's top corporations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality by earning a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights...

Business Risks Missing out on Its Best Chance to Contribute to Sustainable Development

Published: Nov 14, 2016 – 09:28 AM EST

New York, New York , Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - Companies' single greatest opportunity to contribute to human development lies in advancing respect for the human rights of workers and communities touched by their value chains. This position is set out in a new...

iPoint Launches Anti-Slavery Reporting Template for Private Sector

Published: 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

Published: Oct 18, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

DENVER, Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today released the Company's 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...

Newmont Responds to Independent Report on Land Dispute in Peru

Published: Sep 28, 2016 – 01:00 PM EST

DENVER, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) welcomed the public release of an independent report examining the ongoing land dispute in Peru between members of the Chaupe family and Yanacocha. "The complex land dispute between members...

Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission Final Report Published

Published: Sep 28, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

(Véase comunicado en español debajo del siguiente mensaje.)

Thread Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Provide Dignified Jobs and Mobility to Plastic Bottle Collectors In Haiti

Published: Sep 21, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 21 /CSRwire/ - Thread, the leader in responsible fiber and fabric production, today announced a new Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to address the problem of undignified and child labor in global supply chains, through a targeted effort...

Leading Companies Sign Letter in Support of Refugee Relief

Published: Sep 20, 2016 – 12:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today released an open letter to the business community, signed by 49 companies, which highlights how the private sector is working to empower refugees through education, employment, and enablement. "The business...

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