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Article
25 February 2019
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Author: El Tribuno

“Cumplen 10 años de lucha contra el trabajo infantil” – 25 de febrero de 2019...

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Story
9 October 2018

Australia: Amazon staff in Melbourne warehouse claim unsustainable work targets; harsh working conditions

Amazon recently agreed to raise wages for its US and UK staff. However, its warehouse in Melbourne, Australia, has been described as a "hellscape" with reports citing reliance on insecure casual employment arrangements, intense pressure to meet unsust...

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Company response
6 October 2018

Adecco Group's response

Author: Adecco Group

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond to claims of labour rights abuses, in particular, reliance on insecure casual employment arrangements, unsustainable pressure to meet performance targets and inadequate...

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Article
1 January 2014

[PDF] The Olympic violations: The Winter Olympic games in Sochi, the Swedish sponsors and human rights

Author: Swedwatch

...In this report Swedwatch has interviewed The Swedish Olympic Committee, SOC, and their sponsors in order to gain their opinion regarding the Olympic movement’s responsibility for the effects on human rights in the host country, as well as what...

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Article
12 December 2013

Job posting: Corporate Equality Diversity Human Rights Officer [advertised by Adecco Group, based in Exeter, UK]

Author: Adecco Group UK & Ireland

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a temporary assignment…as a Corporate Equality Diversity and Human Rights Officer…The post holder will work as a member of the corporate team supporting the delivery of the organisation’s equality and diversity...

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Article
25 June 2009

French cosmetics giant L’Oréal guilty of racial discrimination

Author: Adam Sage, The Times [UK]

L’Oréal, the French cosmetics giant…was found guilty of racial discrimination for considering black, Arab and Asian women unworthy of selling its shampoo...The court ruled that Adecco, the temporary recruitment agency whose Districom division hired the...

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Article
10 December 2008

CEO Statement - List of companies

Author: UN Global Compact

The chief executives of the following 245 companies have expressed interest in signing the statement: 4C Strategies, A. Raymond, A.Z. Industries, AB Volvo Group, ABIMIP, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA), Adecco Japan, Adetel Group, Adriatica,...

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Article
16 May 2007

L’Oréal accused of discrimination in ‘all-white’ campaign [France]

Author: Adam Sage, Times Online [UK]

The French cosmetics giant L’Oréal was accused of racial discrimination yesterday as the Paris Appeal Court heard claims that executives had sought an all-white team of hostesses to promote its shampoos. The court was told that Garnier, L’Oréal’s...

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Article
1 January 2007

The Global 100 - Role models in sustainable business practices

Author: Innovest Strategic Value Advisors

The companies below are deemed to have the best developed abilities, relative to their industry peers, to manage environmental, social and governance risks, and to take advantage of new business opportunities in this area. [Global 100: ABN Amro, Accor...

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Article
2 June 2006

L'Oréal court verdict won't wash, says French anti-racism group

Author: Angelique Chrisafis, Guardian [UK]

A French anti-racism group yesterday said it would appeal against a Paris court's decision to clear the cosmetics giant L'Oréal on charges of recruiting shampoo saleswomen according to their colour...Prosecutors argued that "BBR" was a well-known code...

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