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12 January 2012

Une entreprise indienne de tissage de tapis participe à une initiative du PNUD

Auteur: Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD)

Une entreprise indienne de tapis a annoncé jeudi qu'elle allait former 10.000 personnes dans le nord de l'Inde aux techniques de tissage de tapis et faciliter l'accès aux marchés globaux d'ici 2015 dans le cadre de « l'Appel du monde des affaires à l...

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21 December 2011
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Auteur: Ryan Martens, Fast Company Co.Exist

It turns out that the way of life that we all helped create is not sustainable for the future, and we need to fix it. Are you an engineer? If so, our society needs you to apply yourself to the global warming problem for the remainder of your life…As...

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1 December 2011
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Auteur: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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15 August 2011
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Auteur: Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times

[Ray] Anderson, 77, who died of cancer Aug. 8 in Atlanta, turned himself into the leading champion of sustainability in corporate America [as Chairman of carpet firm Interface]. "When it came to bending industrial processes to making peace with the...

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20 July 2011
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Auteur: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) welcome the news that Macy’s now carries several collections of decorative rugs certified by the nonprofit organization GoodWeave as child-labor-free. By making a commitment to root...

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16 June 2011
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Auteur: CNN Freedom Project

Nepal is seeing a surge in indentured child labor as the economy is hit by a decline in demand for its hand-woven carpets...Bonded labor was officially abolished in July 2000 [and it is illegal to hire children under the age of 14], yet...the problem...

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10 June 2011
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Auteur: ILO TV

In India both employers and trade unions are actively involved in the fights against child labour, especially when it comes to keeping children out of hazardous work. Carpet weaving involves many steps, each one of them potentially hazardous... [I]f...

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22 November 2010
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Auteur: American University

Charlie Cray (Senior Researcher for Greenpeace USA and Executive Director, Center for Corporate Policy), Ellen Dorsey (Executive Director of the Wallace Global Fund), Bennett Freeman (Senior Vice President for Research and Policy at Calvert Investments...

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25 October 2010
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Auteur: Monique Jessen, Tonic [USA]

Care & Fair, a pro-education initiative in India, Pakistan and Nepal, was set up in 1994 by a group of German carpet importers who wanted to tackle the problem of child servitude in the industry. While there has been marked progress over the past...

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14 October 2010
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Auteur: Maplecroft [UK]

According to a new in-depth report from Maplecroft, labour risks in Pakistan have been further exacerbated by the worst floods in the country’s history and the global economic crisis...The economic crisis has also been blamed for an increase in child...

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