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Human Rights is an ideology, belief, and movement that supports the notion that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and thus have inalienable rights including the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.


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Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 02:45 PM EST

Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Vice President, BSR This blog is the second in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. The previous blog described challenges; this blog proposes solutions. Previously, we published a blog post...

CARE’s PowerUp Program Included in MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change Competition

Published: Feb 19, 2020 – 04:18 PM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled CARE's PowerUp program as one of the highest-scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one...

Living Income: A Story From Measurement to Impact

Published: Feb 13, 2020 – 09:51 AM EST

Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - Everyone has the right to a living income. Yet, as we move into a new decade, there are still around 500 million smallholder farming households globally, comprising a large proportion of the world's poor living on less than $2...

Increased Action Needed on Human Rights Reporting

Published: 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...

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

Published: 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

Published: Oct 22, 2019 – 07:45 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - 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...

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

Published: 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 baseball's 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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 Verizon's New York, NY offices on July 18-19 2019. Participants included top executives, practitioners, and thought leaders from the technology sector and...

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