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12 March 2007

Guatemala: Following pressure from NGOs, Legumex factory signs agreement to take steps to reduce child labour

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12 March 2007

[PDF] Harvest of Shame

Author: National Labor Committee and Center for Studies and Support for Local Development

[Report focuses on Legumex Agro-industrial Factory (formerly Tierra Fría). Its buyers include Superior food, Sysco, U.S. Food Service, Inn Foods, Ardo UK and Ardo NV, Patterson Frozen foods, Contessa, KGS, Findus Sverige AB, Melzer. Also refers to...

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27 March 2007

Agreement Signed at Legumex/Guatemala!

Author: National Labor Committee [USA]

Human rights organization, CEADEL [met] Legumex management which resulted in an agreement that will bring many significant and positive changes to the Legumex factory...The main points [include]: Twenty-four 13-year-old children who worked at the...

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1 February 2009

USA: Human Rights Campaign finds growing number of businesses protecting transgender rights

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1 February 2009

[PDF] The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans - 2007-2008

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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31 August 2009

Green Rankings - the 2009 list

Author: Newsweek

Our exclusive environmental ranking of America's 500 largest corporations. [Top 5: HP, Dell, Johnson & Johnson, Intel, IBM]

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1 September 2009

Newsweek publishes "Green Rankings" - largest 500 US firms ranked on climate change efforts

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] A Question of Governance: To Protect Agribusiness Profits or the Right to Food?

Author: Molly D. Anderson, Agribusiness Action Initiatives (AAI)

In November 2009, government delegates and representatives from multilateral organizations and civil society are meeting in Rome for the third international food summit to address rapidly rising numbers of hungry people (the “food crisis”) by...

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