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10 November 2015

Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China

On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. 

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1 June 2011

[PDF] Piloting Principles for Effective Company-Stakeholder Grievance Mechanisms: A Report of Lessons Learned

Author: Caroline Rees, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, on behalf of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

This report sets out key lessons learned from a pilot project conducted in 2009-2010 to test the practical applicability of a set of principles for effective non-judicial grievance mechanisms...involving businesses and their stakeholders. The...

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3 March 2011

Apparel Industry Leaders Launch Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Author: Sustainable Apparel Coalition

A group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. The Coalition will work...

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18 January 2011
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Author: propos recueilli par Véronique Smée, Novethic

Pékin a créé un dispositif demandant aux agences locales de l'environnement de publier la liste noire des entreprises qui ne respectent pas les seuils de pollution autorisés...Explications avec Joëlle Brohier, co-fondatrice du site RSE et PED,...

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5 October 2010

Summary Note: Consultation with Business Stakeholders on the Implementation of the UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework

Author: Prepared for the mandate of UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

Professor John Ruggie…held a consultation with business stakeholders in Paris on the implemention of the UN “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework…The purpose of the consultation was to provide an opportunity for…industry,…employer organizations,...

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5 November 2009

[PDF] "Just business: Why companies must pay attention to human rights" - Keynote Address, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (Toronto, 5 Nov 2009)

Author: John Ruggie, UN Special Representative for Business & Human Rights

I’ve been asked to provide an update on my mandate…Let me turn to two components of the [Protect, Respect and Remedy] framework that relate directly to corporations: first, human rights due diligence, and second, grievance mechanisms. The corporate...

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19 August 2009

[DOC] Launch of project by the UN SRSG on business and human rights to pilot principles for company-level grievance mechanisms

Author: UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on business and human rights, John Ruggie

The...SRSG is delighted to announce the launch of a pilot project to test the Principles for non-judicial, company-level mechanisms set out in his 2008 and 2009 reports...The Principles require that such mechanisms be: legitimate, accessible,...

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24 March 2009

Transparency Report II [Hong Kong]

Author: Oxfam Hong Kong

Hong Kong garment companies have demonstrated progress on reporting their labour standards, although the majority of the 26 companies surveyed still show poor transparency...As global pressure mounts from consumers and investors...seven companies,...

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1 March 2009

Oxfam Hong Kong releases "Transparency Report II" on 26 garment companies

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1 March 2009

[PDF] full report: "Transparency Report II - Have Hong Kong Garment Companies Improved Their Reporting on Labour Standards?"

Author: Oxfam Hong Kong

[Companies rated: Esquel,Li & Fung, Glorious Sun, Esprit Holdings, Giordano, Chickeeduck, Hembly, Bauhaus, Belle, Bossini, Crocodile Garments, Dickson Concepts, Fashion Community Kitterick, G2000, Gay Giano, Goldlion, Heroic Rendezvous, I.T...

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