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Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of...
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Author: Mustafa Qadri, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Equidem; Nikhil Eapen, Equidem
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Coalition of construction & engineering companies, "Building Responsibly", advances agenda to protect workers' rights in the industry
In February 2017, six major engineering and construction companies - Bechtel, CH2M (now Jacobs), Flour, Multiplex, Vinci and Wood - formed an industry-led coalition called "Building Responsibly" aimed at promoting workers' rights and welfare. In June...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Press release: Just Capital and Forbes release inaugural "Just 100 List" ranking companies performing best on American public's priorities
Author: Just Capital and Forbes
JUST Capital and Forbes today released the inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which ranks the publicly traded companies in America that perform best on the priorities of the American public. This is the first-ever annual ranking of how America’s top companies...
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Author: Engineering News [So. Africa]
To improve the overall health, safety and welfare within the local construction industry, a group of construction-related companies will launch a nonprofit organisation called BuildSafe South Africa (BSA), later this week. The organisation’s founding...
The World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action. WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and...
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[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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