September 27, 2016

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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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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...

HP Opens New Learning Studios for Refugees as Part of White House Call to Action

Published: Sep 20, 2016 – 09:17 AM EST

Palo Alto, Calif., Sep. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, as part of President Barack Obama's Leaders' Summit on Refugees, HP Inc. announced a commitment to open new HP Learning Studios in the Middle East. HP will work with Digital Promise Global, the Global Business...

Save the Children Partners with Growfund to Provide Donors with Access to Strategic Philanthropy

Published: Aug 16, 2016 – 11:57 AM EST

Global Impact, the leader in growing global philanthropy, announced today a new addition to its partnership with Save the Children. Utilizing Global Impact's innovative charitable giving tool, Growfund, Save the Children's new Breakthrough Innovation Fund will be a featured giving opportunity available to...

Chevron CEO Slammed for Lying About Ecuador to Shareholders, SEC and Public at Annual Meeting

Published: May 25, 2016 – 05:48 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 25 /CSRwire/ - After six years as Chevron CEO and Chair of the Board John Watson has been unable to resolve major shareholder unrest over his leadership. In one of its strongest rebukes to date, thirty percent of Chevron...

Pact Report Highlights Progress Against Child Labor in Mining in Congo

Published: May 11, 2016 – 09:53 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact released a report detailing the progress of efforts to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The report provides an in-depth look at four years of on-the-ground programming in the country,...

Thomson Reuters Foundation Launches Stop Slavery Award

Published: Apr 04, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

LONDON, Apr. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the world's biggest news and information provider, today launched a high-profile award as part of a drive aimed at engaging the world's biggest companies in the fight against forced labour....

New Database Shows What Companies Say They are Doing on Human Rights

Published: Mar 22, 2016 – 09:20 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - A new database launched today gathers together for the first time companies' own reporting about how they are implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database, developed by...

Search and Rescue Charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) Surpasses $1.5 Million Mark in US Donations through Partnership with Global Impact

Published: Mar 03, 2016 – 12:54 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va, Mar. 03 /CSRwire/ - In the face of the largest humanitarian crisis of our time, Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) surpassed the $1.5 million mark through a new base of U.S. donors in partnership with Global Impact. Images shared on social...

'Commerce of Caring' Podcast Series Highlights the Untold Stories of Children in Need, and the People of Retail Answering the Call

Published: Jan 25, 2016 – 10:05 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jan. 25 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - A young woman from New Jersey rushes headlong into the Liberian Ebola crisis when most westerners are racing to get out. A Congolese wife and mother has the chance to leave one of the most impoverished...

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