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24 June 2009

Global Honors Show Path for Ending Disease, Despite Fewer Resources

Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

With the global recession threatening health initiatives worldwide, and private sector expertise needed more than ever before, the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will honor eight standard-setting companies for their...

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5 December 2008

Global companies, US launch partnership for an HIV-Free generation [Kenya]

Author: African Science News Service

…coordinated by the U.S. Government through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief…leaders from the private sector are joining forces with the public sector and non-governmental organizations to revolutionize HIV prevention for youth...

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12 February 2008

Disney case highlights China supply chain pitfalls

Author: John Ruwitch, Reuters

Huang Renzhong...explained how creating Disney figurines during 15-hour work days in a grim factory led to a $90,000 lawsuit...Workers were threatened with the sack if they paused, even to help someone who'd fainted, Huang said. They...slept 12 to a...

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26 December 2006
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Author: Axel Borgia, La Gran Época

En el caso particular de Argentina...el mercado nacional [de juguetes es] dominado cada vez más por...productos chinos...[E]n este informe...revelaremos desde abusos laborales extremos hasta factores escalofriantes que alcanzan la esclavitud y el...

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27 July 2006

Labor rights group reports riot at China factory producing toys for McDonald's

Author: AFX News/XFN-Asia

More than 1,000 workers rioted over poor working conditions at a factory in southern China which produces toys for McDonald's and other firms, a US labor rights group said. The incident began on Saturday last week when workers at the Hengli Factory in...

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19 June 2006

The 25 Noteworthy Companies [USA]

Author: DiversityInc

The 25 Noteworthy Companies were close to making The 2006 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list and all excel in at least one, and in most cases several, of the four areas we measure—CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications and supplier...

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14 February 2006

Justices weigh free speech, vulgarity in 'Friends' show lawsuit [USA]

Author: David Kravets, Associated Press

California's justices heard arguments Tuesday in the case of a former "Friends" show writer's assistant who claims she was subjected to sexual harassment on the job. The show's producers, Warner Bros. Television Productions [part of Time Warner],...

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Company response
9 November 2005

Response by Warner Bros. (part of Time Warner): Rubie's Costume Co. facility, allegedly producing Warner Brothers costumes, accused of child labour, safety infringements & other labour abuses.

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8 November 2005

[PDF] Response from Rubie's de Mexico

Author: Willis J. Goldsmith, Jones Day, Counsel for Rubie's de Mexico

...[The] October 7, 2005 article [by LabourStart, "Time Warner Exploits Child Labor in Mexico"]...contains a number of false allegations relating to union representation and working conditions in the Rubie's de Mexico facility... Rubie's de Mexico has...

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2 November 2005

Weak Social Auditing an Obstacle to Improving Garment Sweatshops

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

Social audits as they are currently carried out often fail to deliver as a tool for checking working conditions in facilities producing garments and sports shoes, research... by the Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) demonstrates. Researchers, drawing upon...

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