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Ready and Able: Disabled people are benefiting from efforts by major companies to use their skills in the workplace [Thailand]
Author: Bangkok Post
…There are 305 people with disabilities working at 114 Big C Supercenters across the country, which is 26% higher than the legally required ratio. The company is among several private firms that offer job opportunities for handicapped people to...
[PDF] What's Needed: An Overview of Multi-Stakeholder and Industry Activities to Achieve Conflict-Free Minerals
Author: Responsible Sourcing Network
[Refers to Advanced Micro Devices (ADM), AIM Metals & Alloys, Alpha, American Mitsuba, AngloGold Ashanti, Apple, Asahi Pretec, AT&T, AVX, Banro, Best Buy, Boeing, BorgWarner, Cartier (part of Richemont), Chrysler, Cisco, Dell, Deloitte, Delphi...
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Toyota did not respond to: Global Witness issues new call for more companies to clarify positions on conflict minerals lawsuit.
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Author: Walk Free
Walk Free: The Movement to End Modern Slavery launched its global campaign, Putting Slavery out of Business, from Myanmar today…Walk Free is asking the world's major companies to make a Zero Tolerance for Slavery Pledge by 31 March 2013. The campaign...
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[PDF] Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities for Europe and Japan
Author: Jörg Polakiewicz, Nagoya University
The paper provides an analysis and overview over the existing human rights standards relating to business...It also analyses existing law and practice regarding civil and criminal liability of corporations...in Europe and [USA]...[as well as] Japan’s...
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Author: Julius N. Uma, AllAfrica
As South Sudan prepares for commencement of the...construction of a pipeline for its crude oil, its deputy minister for petroleum and mining...warned of the environmental and social dangers involved, if affected areas are do not have the proper impact...
Author: DiversityInc [USA]
…DiversityInc…is the leading assessment of diversity management in corporate America and globally…The DiversityInc…survey…is divided into four key areas: CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organizational Communications, Supplier Diversity…...
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