Author: editorial, San Francisco Chronicle
The corrupt PRI labor machine still wields near-total control over millions of workers. In situations such as the Duro Bag factory in Tamaulipas state, which produces gift bags for Neiman Marcus and Hallmark, the machine has illegally crushed an...
This report is an evaluation of the efforts made by jewelers towards responsible sourcing of precious metals. It is based on responses to a survey sent to the jewelers that had signed on to the Golden Rules by mid-February 2009 and to other large...
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Press release: Largest-ever First-hand Investigation Into Slavery And Child Labor Finds Forced Labor Prevalent In India’s Hand-Made Carpet Sector [India]
Author: François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
The report – titled “Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India’s Hand-Made Carpet Sector” – explores well beyond the traditional “Carpet Belt” region of Uttar Pradesh to cover nine states in northern India where production sites belonging to...
Author: Lucy Tobin, Evening Standard
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Demand the supply: ranking consumer electronics and jewelry retail companies on their efforts to develop conflict-free minerals supply chains from Congo
Author: Annie Callaway, The Enough Project
The Enough Project’s 2017 conflict minerals company rankings examine 20 of the largest companies...in two of the industries which consume the most tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold [often referred to as conflicts minerals or 3TG]: consumer electronics...
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Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project