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14 January 2014

Job posting: Audit Operations Analyst [Walt Disney, based in Glendale, CA, USA]

Author: Walt Disney

As an important component of Disney’s Corporate Citizenship and Integrated Supply Chain Management efforts, the International Labor Standards (ILS) Program helps foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are...

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13 January 2014

Disney, Darden and other big businesses throw weight behind bill to end LGBT discrimination [USA]

Author: Jason Garcia & Sandra Pedicini, Orlando Sentinel (USA)

Some of Florida's biggest and most influential businesses...including Walt Disney World and Darden Restaurants...threw their weight behind long-stalled legislation to prohibit discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians. The...

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11 January 2014

Striking a Balance in Cambodia

Author: Marta Kasztelan, Diplomat

...The reaction of businesses to last year‘s Rana Plaza factory collapse tragedy in Bangladesh, which claimed the lives of 1,100 workers, demonstrates that damage to the brand name is a risk increasingly featuring on the corporate radar. How this...

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9 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...

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6 December 2013

The UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights: An Interview with Edwin Koster, Lead Trainer

Author: Social Accountability International

SAI Training Manager Stephanie Wilson and Training Assistant Emily Crain spoke with lead trainer Edwin Koster to discuss his perspective on the trainings and implementation of the UNGP in general...[At] seminars on the UNGP [stakeholders had a] number...

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6 November 2013

INDONESIA/VIETNAM: Disney grant aids factory text message projects

Author: Richard Woodard, just-style.com

A grant from the Walt Disney Company will aid the expansion of an innovative project which aims to educate workers about occupational safety and health via text message…Better Work said the new grant would enable the “dramatic” expansion of the...

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1 November 2013

Philippine Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda – company contributions to humanitarian aid (Nov 2013)

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions to humanitarian aid through 13 November 2013. This is not a comprehensive list, and we will keep adding items as we find them. [refers to Aboitiz, ABS-CBN, Air Asia Zest, Air21, Apple, Google,...

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30 October 2013

Lucasfilm Pregnancy Discrimination Suit Settles Out of Court [USA]

Author: Chris Roberts, NBC (USA)

A high-profile, lengthy and "bitterly-fought" pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed against Lucasfilm [part of Walt Disney]…has been settled out of court…Julie Veronese…filed the suit four years ago, after she says she was denied a promised job when...

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4 October 2013

Job posting: Intl. Labor Standards Analyst [Walt Disney, based in Glendale, CA, USA]

Author: Walt Disney

The [Intl. Labor Standards] Program helps foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are produced…The Analyst International Labor Standards…is responsible for communicating ILS…requirements to internal business...

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20 August 2013

Job posting: Sr. Manager - Intl. Labor Standards [Walt Disney, based in Shanghai]

Author: Walt Disney

The International Labor Standards (ILS) Program…helps foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are produced…The Senior Manager, ILS…is the primary leader responsible for coordinating and facilitating the...

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