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The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility announced that the five companies will adopt “no-fees” recruitment policies, which advocacy groups claim can reduce problems such as bonded labor, the loss of identification documents such as passports and other labor and human rights violations.
According to a coalition of trade industry groups, NGOs and academics, Bangladesh will soon have the world’s most transparent garment industry, due to a mapping tool that will improve traceability and accountability within the country's $30 billion sector.
Vail Resorts, one of the largest mountain resort operators on the planet, announced that it has committed to a "zero net operating footprint" by 2030.
The pharmaceutical giant GSK recently announced that a new version of its Synflorix pneumonia vaccine, which does not require refrigeration, is close to gaining full approval worldwide. The company will distribute 720 million doses by the mid-2020s.
The forests of the U.S. South provide companies' paper supplies, but growth is threatening many of these lands. WWF's Global Forest and Trade Network brings together companies, suppliers and non-profits to share ideas on how to increase the supply of sustainable pulp and paper for the benefit of people, profit and the planet.
Reducing emissions is only the start of the Dutch air carrier KLM's quest to become a more socially responsible company.
UAE’s Ministry of Economy recently held an event in Dubai to launch a “Corporate Social Responsibility Index” in order to boost such initiatives across this nation of 9.2 million people.
U-Haul and supermarket supplier C&S Wholesale Grocers announced a commitment to work with The Conservation Fund to offset their wood consumption by boosting the protection of a forest ecosystem in rural New Hampshire.
A telecommunications company in Afghanistan that is also a leading global B Corp, Roshan, is seeking assistance after over 30 of its employees were killed in a bombing last week. Ironically, one of Roshan's service is its specialization in telecomm equipment repair needed after similar bombings occur.
As Ramadan begins across the Muslim world, BRIDGE America represents the spirit of this important time of year as it strives to improve the lives of refugee families arriving to the U.S.
Collaboration between Procter and Gamble and one of its most critical suppliers, Domtar, helped boost the supply of certified pulp and paper in the U.S. - while making it easier for forest landowners in the American South to keep title to their lands.
A recent PwC survey reveals that more CEOs are being fired over ethics violations -- even at a time when fewer CEOs are being fired overall.