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AAFA Announces Support for a Total Ban on U.S. Textiles, Apparel and Footwear Imports from Burma

Published: Apr 16, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - ARLINGTON, VA - American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) President & CEO Kevin M. Burke announced today that, due to the on-going cruel and repressive nature of the ruling regime in Burma, AAFA has called for an immediate and...

Human Rights Standards Raised for FTSE4Good Index

Published: Apr 10, 2003 – 12:00 AM EST

Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - London - Global index provider FTSE Group today announces a new, more stringent set of human rights criteria for the socially responsible index series FTSE4Good, as part of its ongoing strategy to raise the standards for entry into the...

Adele Simmons elected chair of Fair Labor Association (FLA) board

Published: Mar 31, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Mar. 31 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON, DC - Adele Simmons, former President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and before that President of Hampshire College, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Fair Labor Association (FLA), effective...

Bush Administration, ACLU, Organized Labor, Media and European Entities Join Together To Protect First Amendment in Supreme Court Case Involving Nike, Inc.

Published: Mar 04, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

New York Times, Co., CNN, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Also Among More than 60 Parties Supporting Businesses' Right to Speak on Public Issues

SMART, Fleet Bank Reach Historic Agreement to Accommodate Sikh Religious Practices, Provide Improved Services to Sikh American Community

Published: Jan 30, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

Sikh businessman, Fleet reach out-of-court settlement over discrimination charge

Kraft Foods’ Support of Peruvian Coffee Growers Recognized

Published: Dec 10, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Dec. 10 /CSRwire/ - NORTHFIELD, IL – Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT), a global leader in branded foods and beverages, announced today that Rolf Sauerbier, Director Coffee Sustainability Projects, Kraft Foods International, has been honored by the Republic of Peru for his work in...

ILO Global Report on Child Labour

Published: May 06, 2002 – 12:00 AM EST

May 06 /CSRwire/ - GENEVA - Ten years after launching a worldwide campaign against child labour, the International Labour Office (ILO) today issued a landmark global study showing that despite "significant progress" in efforts to abolish child labour, an alarming number of children...

UPS Joins President Bush and Others for Meeting on Welfare Reform

Published: Apr 18, 2002 – 12:00 AM EST

UPS Sets Bar with 52,000+ Employees Hired Off Public Assistance, Encourages Other Companies to Support Welfare-to-Work Efforts

Conoco: Education and Innovation Equal Global Economic Opportunities and Competitive Advantage

Published: Mar 21, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - Development of human and intellectual resources will determine success in today’s global economy, said Tom Knudson, Conoco’s senior vice president of human resources, information technology and corporate communications, at last week’s AMIDEAST policymaker’s summit in Marrakech, Morocco. "Without respect...

Over 100 Facilities Certified to SA8000 Humane Workplace Standard

Published: Mar 14, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Independent Audits Confirm Ethical Labor Conditions for More Than 70,000 Workers



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