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28 July 2010

Final Results of the Initiative on Hotels and Human Trafficking at the World Cup

Author: Christian Brothers Investment Services

In April, 2010, Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS)...and 300 investors and faith-based organizations signed a letter...that was sent to major hotels with chains in South Africa to learn about actions being taken to combat human trafficking...

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Article
16 June 2010

So. Africa: Christian Brothers Investment Services urges eight major hotel chains to take steps to prevent human trafficking; all respond

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 21 April 2010 Christian Brothers Investment Services (CBIS) sent a letter to the CEOs of eight major international hotel chains in South Africa, asking them to report on specific actions they are taking to prevent human trafficking in advance of...

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Company response
7 May 2010

Response by InterContinental Hotels: Call for international hotel chains to report on their actions to prevent human trafficking at the World Cup in South Africa, including Intercontinental Hotels.

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Article
21 April 2010

CBIS Issues Call to Action to Hotels to Help Combat Human Trafficking at World Cup Events [So Africa]

Author: Christian Brothers Investment Services [USA]

Christian Brothers Investment Services...has issued a call to action for hotel chains in South Africa to help combat a rise in human trafficking and child sex tourism in association with FIFA World Cup events being held throughout the country between...

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Article
4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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Article
29 July 2008

Mexican hotels join UN on HIV/AIDS campaign

Author: Nelson Alcantara, Travel News

…the United Nations and the Mexican hotel industry have joined forces to launch a campaign focusing on prevention, awareness-raising and improved workplace policies for those living with [HIV/AIDS]...The five national hotel chains participating in the...

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29 October 2007
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Author: Europa Press

El grupo hotelero InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)...anunció hoy su colaboración con el Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE) con sede en Turrialba, Costa Rica, con el fin de poner a disposición de microempresas préstamos...

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Article
14 May 2007

Tourism chiefs face green guilt trip

Author: Roger Blitz, Financial Times

The tourism industry has never had it so good, but its senior executives are feeling strangely guilty about their success and fearful of a green backlash...“There is a real conundrum with how we grow in a way we feel good about,” said Andrew Cosslett,...

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Article
23 February 2007

Lhasa to be given the five-star hotel treatment

Author: Andrew Yeh, Financial Times

...the building of several top-class foreign hotels in Lhasa [Tibet] could [generate much controversy]. The projects [are] typically structured as partnerships between a mainland or Hong Kong developer and foreign manager...The inflow [of tourists] is...

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Article
1 June 2006

The Hospitality Industry: Have Hotels Checked out on Responsible Tourism?

Author: Lisa Roner, Ethical Corporation

...although responsible and sustainable tourism is increasingly on the agendas of social and environmental activists and even some governments, it is something that by and large corporations in the industry have been slow to sign up to, particularly...

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