Compass Group

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in United Kingdom

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29 April 2009

A Squeeze for Tomato Growers [USA]

Author: Jane Black, Washington Post

Appalled by instances of what federal prosecutors have described as slavery, executives of one of the nation's largest food service companies promise to boycott Florida tomatoes if growers [through the Florida Tomato Growers Exchange] do not agree to...

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29 April 2009

Putting an End to Tomatoes Tinged with the Bitter Taste of Exploitation

Author: Bon Appetit Management, Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Bon Appétit Management Company [part of Compass Group] Build Innovative New Model for Fair Labor Standards in Florida's Tomato Fields. Bon Appétit Management Company becomes the first food service company to...

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29 April 2009

USA: Compass subsidiary Bon Appetit in agreement on working conditions with Florida farmworkers - threatens boycott of growers that do not participate

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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2 December 2008

Suit against catering firm at Comcast Center alleges racism [USA]

Author: Valerie Russ, Philadelphia Daily News

African-American cafeteria workers employed by a London-based catering company serving the Comcast Center have filed a $200 million lawsuit alleging supervisors practiced "Jim Crow segregation" and used racist and demeaning slurs. The 11 current and...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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3 December 2007

Compass Group: "Relations with Governments & the Wider Communities"

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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17 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2008"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...

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