Tag archives for human rights
The parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshall's has been accused of having far too many ties to garment factories in Los Angeles that pay their workers less the local minimum hourly wage - and in some cases, have even shorted them of their promised wages.
A United Nations representative recently spoke at the IATA’s most recent international conference to urge the world’s airlines to do more to stop the human trafficking.
Rainforest Alliance and UTZ have announced they will merge by the end of this year. The new Rainforest Alliance will eliminate double certifications and aims to expand more responsible and sustainable farming worldwide.
The diplomatic isolation of Qatar has raised all kinds of questions about the World Cup and oil prices. But no one has asked about the impact the country's isolation will have on the hundreds of thousands of expat workers building new World Cup venues.
Ahead of this week's World Oceans Day, 3p spoke with Julie Packard, Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium as she prepared for the U.N. oceans conference.
Chevron's annual shareholders meetings starts today, and several NGOs and activist investors hope their resolutions will attract attention.
The NGOs Mighty Earth, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace insist that deforestation in countries such as Brazil and Bolivia is only becoming worse.
Rainforest Action Network continues to pressure PepsiCo about its palm oil sourcing, and its links to deforestation and human rights. This time, RAN culled export data to make the case that PepsiCo is responsible for exporting "conflict palm oil."
The North Carolina legislature passed, and scored the state governor’s signature, of a bill that aimed to reverse the "bathroom bill," or HB2. But many in the LGBT community say the new law still allows and condones discrimination.
Alter Eco has been making fair trade chocolate before the movement caught fire. Mathieu Senard spoke with 3p on how the company hopes to make chocolate a regenerative, not an extractive, industry.
Yesterday the $26 billion food giant Kraft Heinz announced a commitment to create a more sustainable supply chain -- in part by revamping its palm oil policy. NGOs, so far, have replied with caution.
A new report, co-written by several NGOs and human rights organizations, looks at some of the world’s largest companies to give a snapshot of their human rights performance.