Tag archives for human rights - Page 13
Patagonia has released its Footprint Chronicles, one tool to help customers and stakeholders learn more about the the company’s global operations and suppliers.
If you’re a Formula One Fan, you are well aware that Sebastian Vettel won last weekend’s Grand Prix in Manama, Bahrain. But human rights was a huge loser last weekend.
Friday morning, Apple and Foxconn pledged to reduce working hours, eliminate labor violations and illegal overtime, boost safety and improve housing for their 1.2 million workers in China.
With the growing interest in sustainability and corporate social responsibility emerging in Dubai, leadership on workers' rights will make the "S" in CSR more meaningful.
One year after the February 14 uprising, Bahrain's government is still harassing its citizens and denying them basic human rights. Can businesses operating here do anything to exert pressure on the Al Khalifa family, who rules Bahrain with an iron fist?
As a member of OSCE and the Council of Europe, Azerbaijan has made specific commitments to protect freedom of expression – but the current government does not always respect these obligations. From the OBC.
BSR announced the results of a global business survey poll that reveals that sustainability still ranks highly within companies' core strategies and operations.
Human rights activists turned Gulnara Karimova, an aspiring fashion designer who is the daughter of Uzbek strongman Islam Karimov, into a radioactive commodity in the couture community.
The LGBT community in Moldova faces discrimination in hospitals and in the workplace. According to a survey, only 2% of Moldovans would welcome having a gay or lesbian as a family member, colleague or friend.
Instead of a Twitter newspaper or another article, I decided to do a short video on the highlights of Spring 2011 in the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Anvar Sharipov, a Russian citizen from Dagestan, has recently obtained refugee status in Italy. His story should have proceeded smoothly, but unfortunately it did not. On the contrary, the Sharipov affair shows up major shortcomings in safeguarding rights to asylum in Italy. From the OBC.
Scholar-practitioner Marcy Murninghan’s latest article on the Murninghan Post offers a compelling overview of the advancement of human rights and how they tie in to corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.