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KnowTheChain assessed 39 of the largest publicly listed companies in the paper and forestry and home furnishing retail sectors on their efforts to address forced labour risks in their supply chains, based on publicly disclosed information. The findings...
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Author: Han Chen, NRDC
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USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
[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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[PDF] full report: "Toxic Pollution and Health: An Analysis of Toxic Chemicals Released in Communities across the United States"
Author: Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG)
Industries across the United States pump billions of pounds of toxic chemicals into our air, land, and water each year, many of which can cause cancer and other severe health effects. [This report is based on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)...
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