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29 July 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group response

IHG...take great pride in operating responsibly and in a sustainable way...This will be no different in Lhasa. IHG has a rigorous Code of Ethics and Business Conduct in place...Our hotels not only create jobs but also drive tourism income, thereby...

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29 April 2014

Unite plans London living wage IHG protest [UK]

Author: Phil Davies, Travel Weekly Group

The hotel workers’ branch of the Unite union plans a protest...outside a shareholders’ meeting of the Intercontinental Hotel Group in London. The picket is planned over union recognition for members working at the hotel group’s eight managed hotels in...

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30 July 2013

US gay activists emboldened as Russian vodka, Sochi protests spread [Russia]

Author: RIA Novosti

...As boycotts of Russian vodka spread across the globe in protest over new Russian laws on homosexuality, US gay rights activists warn the campaign could be the first stage in a broader drive targeting Russia’s economy and image with the Sochi Winter...

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22 July 2013

Boost for women in boardroom as companies seek fresh skills [UK]

Author: Lucy Tobin, Independent (UK)

Almost half – or 47 per cent – of first-time appointments to the FTSE 350 were female in 2012, compared to just 11 per cent in 2007…However…the drive to see more women on FTSE 100 boards stalled this year. Only 12 per cent of directors appointed in...

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30 January 2013

Hotel groups deny exploitation of housekeeping agency staff [UK]

Author: Janet Harmer, Caterer and Hotelkeeper [UK]

Several of the UK’s largest hotel companies [including Hilton Worldwide, the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), Travelodge and Premier Inn,] have dismissed suggestions that the sub-contracting of housekeeping services by agencies has led to the...

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25 May 2012

"Staff Wanted Initiative" to raise awareness within UK hospitality industry of human trafficking risks, how to mitigate them

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25 May 2012

InterContinental Hotels Group pledge to adopt London Living Wage

Author: John Morrison, Institute for Human Rights and Business, letter to editor of Evening Standard [UK]

Your [Evening Standard] article...on the InterContinental Hotels Group's bold step in being the first major hotel chain in London to endorse a living wage points to an important....subject - the status of the many staff who work in the capital’s hotel...

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8 May 2012

In Advance of London Olympics, U.S. and U.K. Investors Ask Corporations to Step Up Anti-Trafficking and Slavery Efforts

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility [USA]

...[A] coalition of U.S. and U.K. investors and NGOs have united to call on corporations to strengthen their focus against human trafficking and modern slavery in advance of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games...The initiative focuses on the London tourism...

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18 April 2012

Colombia's $35 million sex tourism commercial

Author: Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports

The scandal caused by Secret Service agents over an alleged unpaid prostitution services has completely overshadowed the huge event the Colombian government hoped would showcase Colombia's transformation, instead putting a finger on a very, very sore...

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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