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5 July 2010

Asda falls behind rivals on garment workers' pay

Author: ActionAid

Asda [part of Wal-Mart] has a lamentable record of paying poverty-level wages to workers in poor countries who make its clothes and is trailing behind its competitors such as M&S and Primark [part of Associated British Foods], a new report by...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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28 May 2010

Corporate Governance Code: a woman’s place is in the boardroom [UK]

Author: Patrick Hosking, Times [UK]

Companies with all-male boards will come under fresh pressure to hire women directors under boardroom guidelines to be published today...The new UK Corporate Governance Code will also force directors to submit to annual shareholder elections and for...

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28 February 2010

21 workers die in fire at H&M factory [Bangladesh]

Author: Martin Hickman, Independent [UK]

At least 21 workers died and 50 were hurt when a fire swept through a Bangladeshi factory making clothes for budget retailer H&M and other firms as they worked at night to fulfil orders…The blaze at the Garib & Garib Newaj company…follows...

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16 December 2009

[PDF] Any of our business? Human rights and the UK private sector

Author: UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

Businesses must have regard to human rights in several different contexts. In the UK, businesses which perform a public function have duties under the Human Rights Act…This report considers this complex range of issues, starting from the position that...

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1 November 2009

Study of all sectors, regions finds supply chain labour & human rights policies are "becoming the norm" for large companies

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Benchmarking Corporate Policies on Labor and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains

Author: 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...

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9 July 2009

[DOC] Notice of forthcoming public evidence session: business and human rights [London, 14 July 2009]

Author: UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

The Committee has arranged to hear oral evidence from the following witnesses......

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30 June 2009

[Audio of UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights meeting with Confed. of British Industry, Associated British Foods, Tesco, Rio Tinto]

Author: UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

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23 June 2009

[DOC] Notice of Forthcoming Public Evidence Session: Business and human rights [London, 30 Jun 2009]

Author: UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

The Committee has arranged to hear oral evidence from the following witnesses:...

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