December 07, 2019

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Increased Action Needed on Human Rights Reporting

Posted: Nov 25, 2019 – 07:09 PM EST

Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - Governments need to do more to help businesses understand, mitigate and improve their human rights impacts by strengthening transparency and reporting requirements. This is the key finding of a report from GRI looking at the progress countries have made...

Responsible Business Alliance Receives Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons

Posted: Oct 29, 2019 – 03:49 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has received the 2019 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons. The U.S. Secretary of State presented the award to the RBA at a ceremony this...

VisionSpring Named by the International Development Innovation Alliance (IDIA) as a Vanguard Member of the Million Lives Club

Posted: Oct 22, 2019 – 07:45 PM EST

VisionSpring announced today that they have been selected as a Vanguard member of the Million Lives Club, an initiative that celebrates innovators and social entrepreneurs who are scaling impact in improving the lives of those living on less than $5 a day. Awarded...

Major League Baseball And Clubs Commemorated Spirit Day With Positive Messages Of Inclusion And Taking A Stand Against Bullying

Posted: Oct 18, 2019 – 04:15 PM EST

Oct. 18 /CSRwire/ - Major League Baseball and its Clubs commemorated Spirit Day 2019 on Thursday, October 17th as a continuation of baseballs commitment to taking a stand against bullying among young people. Spirit Day is a worldwide, largely social media-based effort to...

SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson to Receive Honor for Efforts to Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

Posted: Oct 11, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 11 /CSRwire/ - Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson, today will receive The Last Girl Corporate Inspiration Award from the anti-sex trafficking group, Apne Aap Women Worldwide (Apne Aap). This prestigious award will be presented to Johnson for...

New Anti-Slavery Reporting and Risk Management Tool Launched

Posted: Aug 07, 2019 – 10:05 AM EST

REUTLINGEN, Germany, Aug. 07 /CSRwire/ - iPoint is excited to announce the launch of eLRT Lite, a free, open-access, Excel-based, business-to-business reporting tool designed to support companies in their compliance with global human trafficking and modern-day slavery legislation. The template facilitates the collection,...

Tech Industry Leaders Launch a Global Network Platform to Use Technology to Address Challenging Human Rights Issues

Posted: Jul 29, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

BRUSSELS, Jul. 29 /CSRwire/ - The Innovators Network to Enable Human Rights (INHR) held a multi-stakeholder Innovation and Design Workshop at Verizons New York, NY offices on July 18-19 2019. Participants included top executives, practitioners, and thought leaders from the technology sector and...

Equitable Food Initiative Receives Walmart Foundation Grant to Promote Responsible Labor Practices in Mexico

Posted: Jul 23, 2019 – 11:10 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jul. 23 /CSRwire/ - Equitable Food Initiative has received a $1.2 million grant from Walmart Foundation to advance responsible labor practices through workforce development programs on fresh produce farms in Mexico. The grant runs through the end of 2020. Since 2012, EFI...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Recognized by HRC Foundation for LGBTQ Inclusion Efforts

Posted: Jun 28, 2019 – 02:26 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, a premier and globally recognized non-profit adoption and family services organization, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as an Innovator in LGBTQ inclusion in Celebrating Everyday Change-Makers in...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children to March with LGBTQIA+ Families and Allies at This Weekend’s NYC World Pride | Stonewall 50

Posted: Jun 26, 2019 – 05:49 PM EST

Jun. 26 /CSRwire/ - Who: Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (Spence-Chapin) has been offering exceptional adoption services for over a century. Our mission is to help find loving families for children whatever their needs or circumstances and provide counseling and support for...

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