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12 September 2011

Dole statement regarding its plantations in Sri Lanka

Author: Dole

...In Sri Lanka, Dole has trained and offered employment opportunities to over 2000 workers on its farms. Dole has adopted and maintains a strict environmental policy and Code of Conduct applicable to its worldwide operations...

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3 October 2011

Dole settles lawsuits filed by farm workers

Author: Divya Sharma, Reuters

Dole...said it has settled lawsuits filed by farm workers claiming injuries from the agricultural chemical DBCP. The settlement will not have a material effect on Dole's financial condition, results of operations or cash flows, the company said in a...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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1 January 2012

World Development Report: Background paper on private sector voluntary initiatives on labour standards

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1 January 2012

[PDF] Background Paper for the World Development Report 2012: Private Sector Voluntary Initiatives on Labor Standards

Author: Kirsten Newitt, Senior Consultant, Ergon Associates

This paper will consider the role and functioning of private sector initiatives that are voluntarily adopted by companies in order to uphold, monitor and improve labour standards and working conditions in global supply chains, through activities such...

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9 August 2012

US court dismisses Filipino workers' lawsuit vs Dole

Author: ABS-CBNnews.com

A Los Angeles superior court has dismissed the lawsuit against Dole filed by Filipino banana plantation workers, who claimed to have been injured from exposure to the agricultural chemical DBCP. The lawsuit, Macasa v. Dole, was filed last year with...

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6 September 2012

US fruit giant Dole settles 38 pesticide complaints [Nicaragua & USA]

Author: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

US fruit giant Dole has reached an agreement to terminate 38 lawsuits filed in the United States and Nicaragua alleging pesticide-related injuries, the company said. The complaints concerned Dibromochloropropane (DBCP), a pesticide sprayed on crops to...

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18 March 2013

UNCTAD hosts first Global Corporate Social Responsibility Retreat [Switzerland]

Author: UN Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat…bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a…peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from...

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8 May 2013

AFL-CIO report on failures of social audits & certification at protecting workers rights - 2013

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 23 April 2013 the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO) released a report called "Responsibility Outsourced". AFL-CIO says that this report "digs underneath the façade of social auditing and certification...

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Company non-response
8 May 2013

Dole did not respond to: AFL-CIO report "Responsibility Outsourced" raises several serious labour rights concerns including anti-union actions, harms to workers' health, harassment at audited & certified factories.

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