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28-29 June | Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Roundtable Discussion: The International Finance Corporation’s Funding of Human Rights Abuses: The Case of Tea Plantations in Assam
12:00-14:00 | 12 December | Washington, DC
Author: Economic & Social Research Council
This seminar workshop will rethink the place of business in society in its widest sense, given the many recent policy discussions/calls for a contribution of the private sector towards "international development" and a “transformation” of the way...
Author: Associated Press
The University of Michigan on Tuesday agreed to resume the purchase of Coca-Cola products, saying it was satisfied with plans for two investigations into the company's labor and environmental practices in Colombia and India.
Author: Bryan Keogh, New York Business
New York City Comptroller William Thompson Jr...filed shareholder resolutions with Manhattan-based Altria Group Inc. and 10 other companies urging them to curb human rights abuses of workers by their overseas suppliers. The resolutions...urge the U.S....
- Related stories: New York City Comptroller files shareholder resolutions with 11 US companies urging them to curb human rights abuses by their overseas suppliers
- Related companies: Altria Bed Bath & Beyond C.R. Bard Cooper Industries Goodyear Hasbro Kimberly-Clark Lear Limited Brands Mattel Timberland (part of VF Corp)
Author: Bård A. Andreassen and Stephen P. Marks, editors; foreword by Louise Arbour, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ; pub. by Harvard Series on Health and Human Rights
[chapters on: "Non-State Actors — Non-Duty Bearers?"; "Human Rights-Based Development in the Age of Economic Globalization"; "International Cooperation and the Role of Development Partnerships"; "A Rights-Based Approach to Development in Context of...
Author: office of New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson
...the five New York City pension funds [are] urging 15 companies to adopt workplace human rights policies...based on the conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on workplace human rights and the United Nation's Norms on the...