hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

You are being redirected to the story the piece of content is found in so you can read it in context. Please click the following link if you are not automatically redirected within a couple seconds:

[DOC] 1999 ICCR Letter to Wal-Mart

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (with more than 320 signatories), Published on: 15 April 1999

We, the undersigned, are shareholders of Wal-Mart, concerned citizens and consumers...The unparalleled growth of Wal-Mart as an aggressive and competitive global retailer raises serious concerns that the company’s strategic vision to achieve success in the marketplace comes without an ethical standard of measurement on which to base decisions about the company’s support of human rights, a living wage for employees world-wide, a diverse work force with attainable upward mobility in management, respect for Indigenous rights, environmental improvement and transparency, and a commitment to sustainable communities in its service areas. The globalization of the economy has heightened already fierce competition, both here in the U.S. and especially in developing countries, to produce for less and sell for less, at the expense of meeting the basic needs of peoples and communities...

Read the full post here