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11 May 2016

Ferrero pledges to end slavery on farms that supply its cocoa by 2020, ahead of its peers - can it deliver?

Author: Jillian Sequeira, Law Street Media (USA)

"Chocolate Company’s Growth Puts a Spotlight on Child Labor in West Africa", 6 May 2016...

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22 March 2016

Former Nike garment worker speaks out for fair wages

Author: Owen Eagan, The Hoya

[F]ormer Nike garment worker and union president Noi Supalai described her struggle to receive fair wages... [S]he worked at various industrial positions until joining an Eagle Speed Marketing Co. Ltd. factory in Thailand in 2008......

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29 February 2016

Fair Labor Association assessment on Turkish Hugo Boss factory raises concerns over freedom of association

In January 2016 Fair Labor Association released an assessment regarding a Hugo Boss factory in Turkey.  The report made various recommendations to the company in respect of a number of workplace issues including on health & safety and freedom of a...

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22 July 2015

Full paper: "Community voice in human rights impact assessments"

Author: Oxfam America

Human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) are intended to minimize human rights risks, lessen adverse impacts, and strengthen positive outcomes of business investments on affected populations. For an HRIA to fulfill this purpose, it must consider the...

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4 June 2015

Patagonia explains how it is trying to combat serious labour exploitation in its supply chain

Author: Gillian B. White, The Atlantic (USA)

"All Your Clothes Are Made With Exploited Labor",  3 Jun 2015 Patagonia is an accredited and founding member of the Fair Labor Association...And yet, despite these aspirations, four years ago internal audits turned up multiple instances of human traff...

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13 April 2015

NYU Stern Ctr. for Business & Human Rights says IBA draft guidelines for lawyers needs more "attention to substantive industry standards"

Author: Michael Posner & Sarah Labowitz, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights (USA)

Letter to Intl. Bar Association, 25 March 2015...

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1 December 2014

Universities can use economic clout to help protect human rights, says Michael Posner of NYU

Author: Michael Posner, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, in Chronicle of Higher Education (USA)

"Universities Can Put Their Economic Clout to Good Use", 17 November 2014...

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17 September 2014

Business & human rights in Africa: Time for a responsibility revolution

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15 August 2014
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Author: AIP (Agence ivoirienne de presse)

« Nestlé s’attaque au travail des enfants dans les exploitations productrices de cacao », 12 août 2014...

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12 August 2014

Côte d'Ivoire: Fair Labor Association assessment of child labour in Nestlé's supply chain

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