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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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Human Rights Risks From New Clean Tech – Complimentary Briefing

Published: Jul 10, 2018 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, Jul. 10 /CSRwire/ - Global supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, leading to a growing risk of Human Rights abuses. These mounting complications mean that even businesses in 'clean' sectors such as renewable energy producers and electric car manufacturers are facing questions...

The Future We Want Depends on Innovative Policies, Responsible Business Conduct and People-Centred Technology

Published: Jun 15, 2018 – 08:21 AM EST

SINGAPORE, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has urged global business leaders to work together with the United Nations to build a future of work that is equitable and harnesses technology to enhance people's lives, especially those who are trapped in...

Global Business Leaders Call for Accelerated Action Against Forced Labour and Unethical Recruitment

Published: Jun 12, 2018 – 09:02 AM EST

PARIS and SINGAPORE, Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today called on businesses around the world to play their part in the fight to end all forms of forced labour. Issued during the 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Business...

Alliance Manchester Business School Launches Groundbreaking Corporate Governance and Human Rights Programme

Published: May 25, 2018 – 08:52 AM EST

• New Business and Human Rights programme will address issues of corporate governance, risk management, innovation and human rights. • Programme to be delivered by prominent experts in the field of business and human rights, including former UN advisors. • Alliance Manchester Business...

Walmart's "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." Campaign Gives Communities a Seat at the Table for Hunger Relief

Published: Apr 03, 2018 – 03:27 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, AK, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - Walmart kicked off its fifth annual nationwide "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." campaign today online and in stores by asking its 150 million weekly shoppers to raise the bar to support the Feeding America network of 200 local...

Coat Your Lips in Equality

Published: Apr 03, 2018 – 09:05 AM EST

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - Formula Z Cosmetics is proud to launch its newest lipcolor, Mission Z, to benefit The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24. Founded by Zach...

Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives $1M Grant from Walmart Foundation to Accelerate Ethical Recruitment in Supply Chains

Published: Mar 06, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), today announced the RBA Foundation received a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to help build a robust and responsible recruitment marketplace for migrant...

Swarovski Supports Trust Conference to Advance Women’s Rights and Fight Slavery

Published: Nov 14, 2017 – 12:56 PM EST

LONDON, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - For the fourth consecutive year Swarovski is supporting Trust Conference (November 15 - 16), which brings together thought leaders and change makers to find real solutions to empower women, fight slavery and advance human rights worldwide. Trust Conference...

UN Migration Agency and Responsible Business Alliance Sign Agreement to Combat Forced Labor and Exploitation

Published: Oct 24, 2017 – 10:55 AM EST

GENEVA and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 17 to boost cooperation, promote ethical recruitment and protect the...

CGF Members Share Their Sustainability Strategies in Updated Publications

Published: Oct 12, 2017 – 12:41 PM EST

PARIS, Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forum has published the 2nd editions of two of its key sustainability publications: its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet and its Food Waste booklet, featuring 12 new case studies outlining members' strategies on how...

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