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19 March 2010
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Author: Consumers International

Se estudiaron las políticas de los principales supermercados de Bélgica, Dinamarca, Francia, Grecia, Italia, Polonia, Portugal y España relativas a las condiciones laborales y las relaciones comerciales en las cadenas de distribución de los países en...

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17 December 2009

EIRIS research finds 45% of companies analysed have no policies to protect labour standards in their supply chain

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17 December 2009

[PDF] A Risky Business? Managing core labour standards in company supply chains

Author: EIRIS, Experts in Responsible Investment Solutions

This paper outlines the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO’s) core labour standards on child labour, forced labour, trade union rights and equal opportunities. It focuses on breaches of core labour standards in company supply chains and analyses...

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25 November 2009

Codes of conduct: The view from the small end of town [China]

Author: Stephen Frost, CSR Asia

Carol Wong had two questions after reading BSCI’s Code of Conduct. The first was, “what does it mean?” And the second was, “will I be liable if I sign it?”...Thousands of small companies in Hong Kong operate in the same way; a handful of staff…...

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1 November 2009

Study of all sectors, regions finds supply chain labour & human rights policies are "becoming the norm" for large companies

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Benchmarking Corporate Policies on Labor and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains

Author: Aaron Bernstein, Pensions & Capital Stewardship Project, Labor & Worklife Program, Harvard Law School [USA]; Christopher Greenwald, ASSET4 [Switzerland]

This paper offers an initial building block required for the development of social factor investment analysis. Using ASSET4 data on 2,508 global corporations, we benchmark public LHR policies relating to global supply chains... The goal is to build...

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1 October 2009

[PDF] Dole… Behind the Smoke-screen… What is new since our report on the company’s plantations in Latin America in 2006 ?

Author: Jean-Paul Arpi & Maude Feral - Peuples Solidaires / Action Aid; Helge Fischer - Banafair

In 2006, a group of civil society organisations published a report about Dole and their suppliers in Latin America...[which] uncovered violations of trade union freedom and workers’ rights in the plantations that produce Dole bananas... Three years on...

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1 October 2009
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Author: Jean-Paul Arpi, Maude Feral (Peuples Solidaires/Action Aid) y Helge Fischer (Banafair)

En 2006, organizaciones sociales publicaron un informe sobre Dole y sus abastecedores en América Latina...Apoyándose en investigaciones de casos concretos...ese informe ponía de manifiesto numerosas violaciones de libertades sindicales y de derechos...

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27 July 2009

The Magic Carpet [India]

Author: Neelima Mahajan-Bansa, Forbes India

The soft-spoken Nand Kishore Chaudhary...doesn’t speak much English and has never studied in a business school. But the social enterprise model that he has created for Jaipur Rugs has changed the lives of 40,000-odd weavers in villages across 10...

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12 May 2009

SA8000: The First Decade - Implementation, Influence, and Impact

Author: Edited by Deborah Leipziger

Ten years on, what has the impact of SA8000 been and how do its architects and users see it developing into the future? In this book, businesses, NGOs, academics and trade union leaders provide much-needed perspective on the lessons learned from...

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