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20 September 2001

Basket Case: Pottery Barn Backs Out of Burma

Author: Global Exchange

20th Company in 14 Months to Cut Business Ties Reveals Burma is "New South Africa" - Pottery Barn, a home furnishings store owned by San Francisco-based Williams Sonoma company has announced to the Free Burma Coalition (FBC) that the company has...

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24 October 2001

Crate & Barrel, Jos. A Bank, and Phillips-Van Heusen Announce Ban on Burma Buys

Author: Free Burma Coalition

Three major U.S. companies have implemented bans on buying and retailing products from Burma on account of rampant human rights abuses by the country's ruling military regime. Crate and Barrel, Jos. A Bank, and Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) informed the...

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4 January 2002

Walden Asset Management Announces Shareholder Advocacy Actions for 2002

Author: Walden Asset Management

[includes shareholder resolutions on the following issues & companies: Climate Change - Exxon Mobil, ChevronTexaco and Occidental Petroleum; Mercury Pollution - J.C. Penney and HCA; Indigenous Peoples' Rights - Lehman Brothers; Sweatshop/Vendor...

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5 January 2002

Activists Press Burma Campaign: More Companies Agree That Labor Conditions Are Oppressive

Author: Kirstin Downey Grimsley, Washington Post

A group called the Free Burma Coalition...has persuaded more than two dozen American corporations [including Ames Department Stores Inc., Jones Apparel Group, Sara Lee Corp., Family Dollar Stores Inc., TJX Cos. which operates T.J. Maxx stores, and...

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1 October 2004

Déjà Vu - diamond industry still failing to deliver on promises - Summary of UK and US results of Global Witness and Amnesty International survey

Author: Global Witness & Amnesty International

This report presents the results of Global Witness and Amnesty International's survey into the diamond jewellery retail sector's implementation of self-regulation to support the Kimberley Process, the international diamond certification scheme...

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1 October 2004

Global Witness & Amnesty Intl. survey: Jewellers still "keeping consumers in the dark" about conflict diamonds

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18 October 2004

Diamonds whose price is measured in blood

Author: Lee Glendinning, Guardian [UK]

Many UK jewellers have conceded they have no real policy on sourcing diamonds...almost two years after the diamond industry agreed to a self-regulation system to prevent the trade in diamonds from regions of conflict, many UK jewellers are unable to...

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24 February 2005

New York City Pension Funds Urge 15 Companies to Adopt Workplace Human Rights Policies

Author: office of New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson

...the five New York City pension funds [are] urging 15 companies to adopt workplace human rights policies...based on the conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on workplace human rights and the United Nation's Norms on the...

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1 June 2006

USA: 2005-6 "State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans" - 86% of Fortune 500 companies now prohibit sexual orientation discrimination

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1 June 2006

[PDF] full report: "The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2005-2006"

Author: Human Rights Campaign

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