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First Scheme Applies for SSCI Benchmarking: GAA Best Aquaculture Practices

Posted: Jul 08, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

PARIS, Jul. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Consumer Goods Forums (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) is pleased to announce it has received its first benchmarking application from the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP). As the first scheme to apply for...

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Launch Public Consultation on At-Sea Operations Social Benchmarking Criteria

Posted: Jul 01, 2020 – 08:02 AM EST

PARIS, Jul. 01 /CSRwire/ - Marking a significant milestone in a two-year partnership, The Consumer Goods Forums (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) and the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) are pleased to launch a public consultation on their jointly developed social compliance...

Cox: Our Commitment to Social Justice and Human Rights

Posted: Jun 26, 2020 – 12:00 PM EST

Jun. 26 /CSRwire/ - Cox recently announced the establishment of a $1 million fund to help organizations that support social justice and civil and human rights. After taking input from employees on which organizations the fund should support, we are pleased to announce...

Bringing Voice to Change: Girl Rising Launches New Storytelling Challenge With HP

Posted: Jun 24, 2020 – 12:30 PM EST

Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - With the launch of My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge, Girl Rising and HP invite individuals across the globe to share stories of how young leaders are fighting for human rights, racial justice, gender equity, and girls education at...

HACR Praises Supreme Court Ruling Protecting DACA Recipients

Posted: Jun 19, 2020 – 03:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) issued a statement following the Supreme Courts decision yesterday to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program (Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California): HACR...

Yum! Brands Pledges $3 Million to Advance Equality and Social Justice

Posted: Jun 08, 2020 – 01:00 PM EST

Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - Last Sunday, I shared our "Call for Unity" and committed that Yum! Brands will invest more time, talent and resources to be a greater force for positive change and equality for restaurant employees and in the communities where we...

HACR CEO Issues Statement on Racism in Law Enforcement Amid Recent Murders of African Americans

Posted: Jun 03, 2020 – 03:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), the nations leading nonprofit focused on advancing Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America, released a statement by President CEO, Cid Wilson, on the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor,...

A Message from Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky About Recent Events in the United States

Posted: Jun 03, 2020 – 02:15 PM EST

By Alex Gorsky, Chairman CEO As protests spurred by the violent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery escalated over the weekend, the Executive Committee sent out a communication to U.S. employees affirming our companys commitment to justice and equality. But...

Our Responsibility for Inclusion, Diversity and Equality

Posted: Jun 03, 2020 – 10:35 AM EST

This is a message I shared with our Fifth Third Bank employees on May 30, in light of the recent events across our nation. Let me be perfectly clear: at Fifth Third, racism and discrimination in any form is not tolerated. These last...

Examining Companies’ Human Rights Responsibilities During COVID-19

Posted: Apr 16, 2020 – 02:13 PM EST

Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) has released a major new report on corporate responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. The global think tank assesses the landscape of human rights at risk from the pandemic, and makes recommendations...

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