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21 April 2015

US Dept. of Labour charge Lear Corp., supplier to Hyundai, over allegations it threatened & harassed workers speaking out over health & safety

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17 April 2015

Feds Charge Alabama Hyundai Supplier with Obstructing Health and Safety Investigation

Author: Selma Workers Organizing Committee

An Alabama federal judge Thursday issued a temporary restraining order against a major supplier to Hyundai that had threatened workers who spoke out about health and safety concerns and fired a whistleblower. The judge’s decision came a day after the...

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8 July 2014

Hyundai Motor America response to concerns with its disclosure statement under California Transparency in Supply Chains Act

Author: Hyundai Motor America

...Hyundai Motor America’s contracts with all supplier firms requires those firms to comply with all local, state and federal laws and regulations, which would include forbidding forced labor and human trafficking...

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25 June 2014

When SB 657 Compliance is Transparent but Indifferent

...KnowTheChain’s data has found that some complying companies have openly chosen not to address the risk of slavery in their supply chains, despite posting a disclosure statement...[refers to Caterpillar, Commercial Metals, Danaher, Hyundai Motor...

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1 April 2014

[PDF] Unfair Play! Labour Relations at Hyundai [So. Korea]

Author: IndustriAll Global Union

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Hyundai Motor Group to respond. The company did not respond] Hyundai remains a relic from the times of dictatorship that...controlled South Korea up to 1987...The management structure is autocratic...

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20 December 2013

Study: 51 of 100 Top Companies Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...

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31 January 2013

Remedy needed to India Inc's labour unrest ailment

Author: M Saraswathy, Sharmistha Mukherjee & Viveat Pinto, Business Standard (India)

It is a trend that threatens to assume alarming proportions in corporate India. Incidents of labour unrest have been on the rise in recent years across companies, pointing to growing discontent among workers over wages and other issues. The list of...

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7 August 2012

BSR's Clean Cargo Group Improves Transparency of Carbon Emissions in Ocean Shipping

Author: BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)

BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group has released its latest paper revealing average carbon emissions by trade lane for the ocean shipping industry. The release of the emissions data—reported by 13 of the world’s leading ocean container carriers, which...

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7 February 2012

Civil rights and labor leaders develop strategy to repeal anti-immigrant law [USA]

Author: Blake Deppe, People's World

Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation. In a press conference...key civil and workers rights activists announced a new strategy...

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7 September 2011

Pepsi top of the pops, Coke canned in DJSI review

Author: Jess McCabe, Environmental Finance

Coca-Cola has been kicked off the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index...41 firms were added to the DJSI World and 23 deleted...Société Générale is among the largest additions...along with...Schneider Electric and...Medtronic... SAM...also named 19 ...

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