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

Posted: 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...

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

Posted: 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...

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

Posted: Feb 09, 2015 – 02:56 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 09 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, the worlds 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...

Community Works Teams With U.S. Agencies on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

Posted: Feb 05, 2015 – 09:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 05 /CSRwire/ - (Globe Newswire) - The community leaders of Toronto have called upon Community Works Canada to gauge modern day slavery, human trafficking, and sexual violence in North America withthe support of United Nations War on Human Trafficking Association and...

Spence-Chapin Services To Families & Children Announces New Leadership

Posted: Dec 17, 2014 – 05:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 17 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, announced today a change in leadership. Executive Director Emily Forhman has decided to seek new opportunities after a successful three-year tenure. Forhman will be succeeded by current COO/CFO,...

Global E-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Announces 2015 Board of Directors

Posted: Dec 01, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - On November 20, the new GeSI Board of Directors took office. Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, and ETNO representatives were elected Chair, Vice-Chair, and Treasurer respectively. BT, Ericsson, Orange, Microsoft, the ITU, and Swisscom, and were also officially inducted...

Providing Safe and Affordable Water Through Low-Cost Model

Posted: Nov 17, 2014 – 02:35 PM EST

INDIA, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Leading India-based social enterprise Spring Health has announced plans to join the Business Call to Action. The company has pledged to provide safe drinking water to two million customers in rural India by 2017 and improve the health...

Global Pro Bono is Moving the Needle on Maternal Health | Wednesday, November 19 at 1:00 PM EST | Upcoming #3BLchat

Posted: Nov 17, 2014 – 02:00 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON MA, Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Mark Your Calendars! Date: Wednesday, November 19
 Time: 1:00 pm, ET According to many leading organizations in global health, including the Public Health Institute, 2014 presented 3 major megatrends in healthcare: Demand for healthcare in developing countries...

Report calls for step change on human rights conduct of business in Greater China region

Posted: Aug 27, 2014 – 12:00 AM EST

LONDON, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - Companies operating in Greater China as well as Chinese firms operating overseas must do more to respect human rights, according to a new report by an international human rights organization. The report, released today in Chinese and English...

Calle 13 Calls on Chevron to Stop Running from Amazon Disaster

Posted: May 02, 2014 – 12:42 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 02 /CSRwire/ - Calle 13, one of the most popular bands in Latin America, will visit the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador this Friday to witness the environmental damage caused by Texaco, now Chevron, when it operated in Ecuador between 1964...

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