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9 April 2020

Hospitality sector taking range of steps to support communities during Covid-19 outbreak

Author: International Tourism Partnership (ITP)

"Hospitality's role in community resilience during the coronavirus crisis," 30 Mar 2020...

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13 December 2019

USA: Lawsuit filed against major hotels for aiding human trafficking on premises, incl. company comments

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25 February 2018

USA: More than one dozen companies cut ties with National Rifle Association after 17 people killed in Florida high school shooting

On 14 February 2018, Nikolas Cruz, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people with a legally purchased AR-15 rifle, according to authorities. Following the mass shooting, people have pressured...

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8 May 2012

In Advance of London Olympics, U.S. and U.K. Investors Ask Corporations to Step Up Anti-Trafficking and Slavery Efforts

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility [USA]

...[A] coalition of U.S. and U.K. investors and NGOs have united to call on corporations to strengthen their focus against human trafficking and modern slavery in advance of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games...The initiative focuses on the London tourism...

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14 March 2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami - company contributions to humanitarian aid

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions through 16 Mar; not a comprehensive list. [refers to: Abbot, Abbott and Abbott, Aflac, American Airlines, American Eagle, American Express, Amgen, AMR, Amway, Apple, AT&T, Bank of America,...

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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9 February 2011

New briefing on business & human rights in Anglophone Africa, by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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28 July 2010

Final Results of the Initiative on Hotels and Human Trafficking at the World Cup

Author: Christian Brothers Investment Services

In April, 2010, Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS)...and 300 investors and faith-based organizations signed a letter...that was sent to major hotels with chains in South Africa to learn about actions being taken to combat human trafficking...

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16 June 2010

Investor group issues final report on appeal to hotel chains to take measures to stop human trafficking; Accor and Carlson said to have "leading programs"

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16 June 2010

Response by Best Western: Call for international hotel chains to report on their actions to prevent human trafficking at the World Cup in South Africa, including Best Western.

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