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Article
28 February 2008

Les tapis font un STEP en avant

Auteur: Isolda Agazzi, InfoSud [Suisse]

Le label STEP garantit que les tapis sont produits dans le respect des critères sociaux et environnementaux. Une conférence fait le point sur ce « cheval de Troie » des droits de l’homme... « Le label STEP est un excellent argument de vente auprès de...

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Article
21 January 2008
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Auteur: El País [Uruguay]

Trabajadores de la fábrica de alfombras Rualer, en Fray Bentos, bloquearon el ingreso de personas al establecimiento...Reclaman medidas de seguridad en la manipulación de productos químicos. El Ministerio de Salud Pública y la Dirección de Medio...

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23 December 2007
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Auteur: Heidi J. Shrager, San Francisco Chronicle

A group of child laborers recently rescued from a dank factory where they threaded sequins onto shirts to be sold by the San Francisco retail giant Gap Inc. finally went home last week. But in a country long desensitized to minors toiling in iron ore...

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4 December 2007
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Auteur: Economic Times [India]

A US government notification on proposed procedural guidelines issued in October on imported goods made using child or enforced labour has finally acted as a wake-up call for India. The ministries of commerce, labour and women & child development...

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  • Entreprises concernées: Gap
Article
11 November 2007
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Auteur: Arvind Ganesan, Director of Business and Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, in Financial Express [India]

Today, many companies say that they should treat workers well and address their impact on human rights wherever they operate, but not all follow through. What are some of the key issues for foreign and domestic companies in India and for Indian...

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4 November 2007
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Auteur: Dan McDougall, Observer [UK]

…Gap Inc is drawing up plans to label its products 'Sweatshop Free'…According to Bhuwan Ribhu, a lawyer from the charity [Global March Against Child Labour], the [company] set out a series of ambitious proposals including a move that would see it...

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  • Entreprises concernées: Gap
Article
14 September 2007
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Auteur: Green Power Market Development Group-Europe, World Resources Institute & Climate Group

A growing number of European companies are switching to renewable energy for their manufacturing plants, stores and office facilities... The Green Power Market Development Group – Europe (GPMDG-EU) today announced the completion of its first 100...

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1 September 2007
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Auteur: Renae Merle, Washington Post

U.S. manufacturers are increasingly exporting goods, including toys and pacifiers, that do not meet domestic safety standards, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission... They were shipped to Belgium, Ireland, New Zealand, Colombia, the...

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Article
3 May 2007
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Auteur: Investor Environmental Health Network

Trillium Asset Management..., filer of a shareholder resolution pending on the May 10 proxy at Apple, Inc., today applauds Apple and CEO Steve Jobs on their newly disclosed commitments...to using environmentally safer materials in Apple products....

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4 April 2007
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Auteur: Investor Environmental Health Network

Companies facing shareholder resolutions on chemical risks in products jump from just three in '04-'05 to 17 in '06-'07... In the wake of costly litigation, product sales bans, and reputational damage arising from asbestos, toxic materials in cosmetics...

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