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10 December 2015

Swedish groups report below minimum wages, discrimination, other abuses on Burmese workers in Thai hotels

Author: Schyst Resande & Fair Action (Sweden)

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3 November 2015

Thomas Cook yet to fix safety issues 9 years after 2 children died due to faulty boiler in Corfu

Author: Sean Farrell, Guardian (UK)

Thomas Cook has prioritised cost cuts over customers and still needs to address safety issues nine years after two children died from carbon monoxide poisoning at a hotel booked through the travel company, according to a report. Bobby and Christi...

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22 September 2015

Thomas Cook Group's response

Author: Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook Group welcomes independent reviews of its respective businesses. The Schyst Resande/Fair Trade Center report into Travelife and human rights in tourism proposes recommendations for Ving, our tour operator business in Sweden. The report...

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22 September 2015

Turkey: Report raises labour rights concerns at ethically certified hotels contracted by subsidiaries of Thomas Cook, TUI & Kuoni

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28 February 2015

Dark Clouds over the Sunshine Paradise : Tourism & human Rights in Sri Lanka

Author: Society for Threatened People

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3 December 2013

May in plea over ‘evil’ slavery [UK]

Author: Belfast Telegraph (UK)

Business leaders have been urged by the Home Secretary to take immediate action to tackle the "evil" of modern-day slavery…Theresa May said companies must be confident they are not dealing with slave drivers…[and] flight attendants should be given...

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12 June 2013

Gay chief executives urged to set example for rising stars [UK] [subscription required]

Author: Brian Groom, Financial Times

Gay chief executives and senior business leaders are being urged to be open about their sexuality in one of the most ambitious initiatives to promote diversity in the boardroom. The launch on Wednesday of OUTstanding In Business, a network aimed at...

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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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1 August 2011

Maplecroft releases report on the risks posed to business by the human trafficking industry

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1 August 2011

[PDF] Trafficking: A global phenomenon with an exploration of India through maps

Author: Alyson Warhurst, Cressie Strachan, Zahed Yousuf & Siobhan Tuohy-Smith, Maplecroft [UK]

[A]pproximately 2.4m men, women and children are internationally and domestically trafficked for the purposes of: commercial sexual exploitation; forced labour; domestic servitude and the removal of organs at any given point in time…Businesses should...

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