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10 September 2015
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Auteur: Vaidehi Shah, Eco-Business

…Companies must cut their fair share of emissions – not only because they bear much responsibility for causing climate change, but their profits, brand image, and the stability of their supply chains could also be threatened if their inaction allows...

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20 May 2015
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Auteur: Daily Times [Pakistan]

At least 76 percent of children aged 10-14 years are working in agriculture sector across the country while 14.6 percent in services sector and 9.3 percent in industries while a mere 1.6 percent of working children are attending school...Sources reveal...

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5 May 2015
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Auteur: Vasundhra R, IDiva

When Modi promised #Achche Din for industries in India, especially for the cottage industries sector, nobody presumed that he meant child labour. Yet sadly that is exactly what he has done...It's all very easy to say that the new norm will only apply...

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21 January 2015
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Auteur: Subajini Jayasekaran and Chris Kip, UNICEF, in Guardian (UK)

[M]ore than 168 million children are still suffering [in child labour] worldwide...[in sectors including] agriculture, services and manufacturing...[P]oor working conditions [for women] and lack of maternity rights can...[also] directly affect their...

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28 January 2014
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Auteur: François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University

The report – titled “Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India’s Hand-Made Carpet Sector” – explores well beyond the traditional “Carpet Belt” region of Uttar Pradesh to cover nine states in northern India where production sites belonging to...

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15 August 2013
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Auteur: Oliver Balch, Guardian (UK)

Product certification in the handmade rug industry has helped to raise awareness of child labour and expose malpractice…GoodWeave's model centres on extensive monitoring and auditing at every stage of the supply chain, with successful manufacturers...

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20 June 2013
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Auteur: Heather Maher, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Uzbekistan and Russia have received the lowest possible rating from the U.S. State Department in its annual report on human trafficking around the world...[a]long with Iran...Secretary of State John Kerry said ..."we're going to keep engaging with...

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18 April 2013
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Auteur: Georg Kell, UN Global Compact executive director, in Guardian [UK]

As the MDG deadlines approach, and having just marked the first anniversary of the launch of the Children's Rights and Business Principles for business, I [Georg Kell] have joined with Gordon Brown and ILO director-general Guy Ryder in sending a letter...

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1 March 2013
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Auteur: Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI)

SRISTI in collaboration with ILO announces a competition to find innovative ideas for eliminating child labour...Key goals of the SRISTI-ILO initiative are: a) to find technological innovations and innovative ideas which reduce and then eliminate the...

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19 December 2012
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Auteur: Feast and famine blog, The Economist

Siddharth Kara...expert on forced labour…estimates that between 18m and 22.5m, people are currently in debt bondage worldwide...85% of them in South Asia…[This phenomenon] where credit is exchanged for pledged labour...persists due to...poverty, caste...

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