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Autor/in: [column] Jason Zweig, Wall Street Journal
Buried...in the...[US] Dodd-Frank financial-overhaul law is a provision that has begun turning financial regulators into a human-rights police force...Alarmed by atrocities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congress ordered the Securities and...
Autor/in: China Labor Watch
China Labor Watch’s newest report describes conditions for workers who make Dollar General’s merchandise in four supplier factories producing appliances, plastic cookware, household goods and electronic fireplaces. Hours range from 2-4 hours of...
- Mit Bezug auf: China Labor Watch says KKR profits from poor working conditions at suppliers to its Dollar General subsidiary
- Betreffende Unternehmen: Dollar General Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)
Autor/in: Aaron Bernstein, Pensions & Capital Stewardship Project, Labor & Worklife Program, Harvard Law School [USA]; Christopher Greenwald, ASSET4 [Switzerland]
This paper offers an initial building block required for the development of social factor investment analysis. Using ASSET4 data on 2,508 global corporations, we benchmark public LHR policies relating to global supply chains... The goal is to build...
- Mit Bezug auf: Study of all sectors, regions finds supply chain labour & human rights policies are "becoming the norm" for large companies
- Schwerpunkte: Supply chain/"Fair trade" - an introduction
- Betreffende Unternehmen: Associated British Foods Nike Primark (part of Associated British Foods) Tesco Walmart Williams Sonoma
Autor/in: Poornima Mohandas, Livemint.com [India]
According to the World Health Organization...at least 80% of Indians used solid fuels for cooking and the resultant pollution has killed over 400,000 people...Envirofit India—founded by Shell Foundation...part of the Shell Group, and Envirofit...
- Betreffende Unternehmen: Shell
Autor/in: Reuters India
Ikea announced...that it would donate $48 million to UNICEF to help...children in some of India's poorest areas...UNICEF Deputy Chief Saad Houry said that..."Ikea's investment in children's well-being, despite the downturn in the global economy, sets a...
- Mit Bezug auf: Ikea gives $48 million to UNICEF to improve health & living conditions of children in poorest parts of India
- Betreffende Unternehmen: IKEA