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30 April 2020

USA: Worker & NGO sue Smithfield Food requesting injunction to force company to comply with public health guidelines

Author: Sebastian Martinez Valdivia & Dan Margolies, NPR

"Workers Sue Smithfield Foods, Allege Conditions Put Them At Risk For COVID-19," 24 Apr 2020...

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30 April 2020

USA: Workers allege Tyson, JBS & Smithfield failed to provide protective equipment in meat processing & packing plants amid COVID-19

Author: Taylor Telford & Kimberly Kindy, The Washington Post

“As they rushed to maintain U.S. meat supply, big processors saw plants become Covid-19 hot spots, worker illnesses”, 25 April 2020...

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24 April 2020
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Author: Open Democracy

“La Covid-19 y los trabajadores agrícolas y empacadores de carne inmigrantes en los EE.UU”, 23 de abril de 2020...

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24 April 2020

USA: COVID-19 exposes serious labour rights violations amongst immigrant agricultural workers

Author: Open Democracy

“COVID-19 sweeping through US immigrant farmworker and meatpacker ranks”, 23 de abril de 2020...

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10 September 2019

USA: Meat & poultry workers experience dangerous working conditions & high rates of injury; incl. company responses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Trump administration policies threaten to worsen the already dangerous conditions for meatpacking workers in the United States, Human Rights Watch said... [The report]... describes alarmingly high rates of serious injury and chronic illness among...

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9 January 2019
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Author: ComunicaRSE

"Se incrementan los riesgos de sustentabilidad de la industria de alimentos y bebidas" – 08 de enero de 2019...

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8 May 2015

Ceres ranking finds food companies perform poorly on managing water risk

Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate food...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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13 March 2009

[PDF] CRO’s 100 best corporate citizens 2009

Author: CRO Magazine [USA]

[Top five placed companies: Bristol Myers-Squibb, General Mills, IBM, Merck & Co., HP]

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20 February 2009

USA: CRO Magazine lists top 100 corporate citizens for 2009

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