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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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1 June 2015

Despite the odds: Businesses speaking out for human rights

Author: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

...Recently, we have seen a proliferation of repressive laws and practices deployed by an increasing number of states, and an increase in the criminalisation of human rights defenders and other civil society actors. Companies’ responses are at odds...

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9 January 2015

Poland: Farmers threaten uprising over mine due to forced relocation & pollution concerns

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1 September 2010

World Vision Australia reports that child labour, trafficking persists in cocoa industry, recommends "sustainability levy", ethical certification of supply chains

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1 September 2010

[PDF] Time to raise the bar: The Real Corporate Social Responsibility for the Hershey Company

Author: Global Exchange, Green America, International Labor Rights Forum, Oasis USA

…[H]alfway across the globe, there is a dark side to Hershey. In West Africa, where Hershey sources much of its cocoa, the scene is one of child labor, trafficking, and forced labor... On September 13, 2010, the Hershey Company released its first ever...

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10 May 2010
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Author: UTZ Certified et Cargill

...Cargill a décerné les premières primes UTZ CERTIFIED à deux coopératives agricoles de Côte d'Ivoire...qui ont reçu plus de US$400 000 (200 000 000 CFA) pour avoir fourni des graines de cacao durables bénéficiant de la certification UTZ CERTIFIED...

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25 January 2010

Haiti earthquake - company contributions to humanitarian aid, Jan 2010

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Following the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, companies announced the following contributions to humanitarian relief: [refers to donations by over 300 companies]

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14 January 2010

Haiti: US companies including Coca Cola, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, UPS, General Motors pledge humanitarian aid to earthquake victims

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13 January 2010

US Companies Rush to Haiti's Aid Following Quake

Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP

Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide...

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16 October 2009

Food Security and the Private Sector: Thinking about human rights?

Author: Scott Jerbi, Director of Communications, Institute For Human Rights & Business

This week the UN released its latest findings on the extent of world hunger. The report – marking World Food Day 2009 and its theme - "Achieving food security in times of crisis" - makes for grim reading... Food security is becoming a strategic issue...

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