April 01, 2015

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What is a life worth? What about one year of life? On the David Pakman show, two stories made our crew consider this question. On March 11th, 38-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert Bales allegedly sneaked out of his American military base...

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Spence-Chapin Adoption Services Names Adam Cotumaccio President

Published: Feb 25, 2015 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced a further endorsement of Adam Cotumaccio's leadership by naming him President. Cotumaccio was previously COO/CFO of the 107-year-old agency. Maud Welles, President of the Spence-Chapin Board,...

94 Companies & 41 Governments Publicly Disclose Actions on Business & Human Rights

Published: Feb 25, 2015 – 04:00 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - New interactive platforms launched today reveal how companies and governments are addressing human rights impacts of business, finding that while there are many inspirational examples of action, much more needs to be done. Business Human Rights Resource Centre...

First Comprehensive Guidance for Companies on Human Rights Reporting Launches in London

Published: Feb 24, 2015 – 10:41 AM EST

LONDON, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - The first comprehensive guidance for companies to report on human rights issues in line with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) launches today in London. The guidance, the United Nations Guiding Principles Reporting...

Anti-Human Trafficking Activists in North America Are Binding Together to Fight Modern Day Slavery and Sexual Violence

Published: Feb 18, 2015 – 07:59 AM EST

TORONTO, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Human trafficking and modern day slavery, a crime that goes unseen in most cases has gained recent attention from several human rights activists, political figures as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and celebrities as...

Chevron-DeLeon Settlement In Ecuador Case Will Lead to More Funds for Environmental Clean-up, Villagers Say

Published: Feb 16, 2015 – 03:49 PM EST

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 16 /CSRwire/ - Chevron's settlement with London-based businessman Russell DeLeon over his support for indigenous rainforest villagers in Ecuador will lead to more funds for environmental clean-up and ultimately backfire against the oil giant, says a spokesperson for the...

Founder of Safe Hands for Girls Recognized by Points of Light on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Published: Feb 09, 2015 – 02:56 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced today that it has recognized Jaha Dukureh for her exemplary work to end female genital mutilation- with The Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes...

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