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Business Leaders Forum to Combat Human Trafficking 2017 in Washington, DC

Published: Aug 29, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 29 /CSRwire/ - On September 5-6, the United Way Center on Human Trafficking Slavery is hosting the 2017 Business Leaders Forum to Combat Human Trafficking in Washington, DC. Currently, there are more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around...

UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner: Businesses Must Lead the Fight Against Modern Slavery

Published: Aug 24, 2017 – 02:10 PM EST

LONDON, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ - The UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner has called upon businesses to take the lead in combatting modern slavery. Speaking to Front Group Ltd about the role of business in eradicating forced labour, Kevin Hyland OBE, said: "The Modern Slavery...

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...

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