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21 December 2018
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In einem neuen Bericht "Toys Report 2018" werfen China Labor Watch, die Christliche Initiative Romero (CIR) und weitere Organisationen den internationalen Spielwarenkonzernen Disney, Hasbro und Mattel sowie den deutschen Herstellern Ravensburger,...

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18 December 2018

Major toy brands accused of sourcing from Chinese factories with poor working & living conditions

China Labor Watch has released a report based on research into four Chinese toy factories that supply Hasbro, Disney, Mattel and Lego, as well as German makers Simba Dickie Group, Schleich and Ravensburger. The findings reveal:...

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12 December 2018

HP marks Human Rights Day by celebrating six human rights campaigners

Author: Patrick Rogers, HP

On the 70th annual Human Rights Day, HP celebrates our partners and heroes working to improve the lives of workers and their families around the world....Companies have an obligation to operate ethically and treat workers, customers and the general...

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5 February 2018

New venture fund launched to invest in innovative solutions promoting transparency & responsible supply chains

U.S. based foundation Humanity United has partnered with leading brands, foundations, and impact investors to launch a $23 million venture fund aimed at leveraging innovative technology solutions to promote responsible supply chains. Working Capital...

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30 January 2018

Disney & Walmart among co's partnering with UK Govt. to invest in new technologies to tackle supply chain slavery

Author: Umberto Bacchi, Thomas Reuters Foundation

A $23 million venture fund aiming to tackle the threat of forced labour in big businesses with the help of tech startups was launched on Tuesday, backed by brands from Disney to Walmart....

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23 January 2018

New CEO activism: business leaders are defending rights by raising awareness & leveraging economic power

Author: Aaron K. Chatterji & Michael W. Toffel, Harvard Business Review (USA)

"The New CEO Activists", January 2018...

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3 October 2017

Consumer Goods Forum releases new booklet highlighting positive actions of businesses tackling forced labour in global supply chains

Author: Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has...published the 2nd edition of its Business Actions Against Forced Labour booklet, highlighting the positive actions of CGF members as they tackle forced labour in their global supply chains. [Members of The Consumer...

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2 October 2017

The US Chamber of Commerce might not be what you think

Author: Corynne Cirille, Racked

As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber...spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016... Over the years, intense public pressure forced many corporations to take a public stance on issues like climate change, equal pay, and...

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21 September 2017

Global firms use carbon pricing to reduce emissions, analyze investments, and evaluate risk & opportunities of low-carbon economy

An internal carbon price is increasingly being used by companies across sectors and geographies to translate the risks and opportunities of a low-carbon economy into business decisions. Approximately 1,200 businesses from around the world are either...

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16 September 2017

B Corp movement should further integrate human rights to achieve goal of transforming capitalism, say researchers

Author: Joanne Bauer & Elizabeth Umlas, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights? Fall 2017...

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