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Gather five tons of cotton and score a free television, says a regional government in eastern Uzbekistan. The BBC reported on the headline-grabbing offer, while barely touching upon the grim human rights record of the country's cotton sector.
Last year, an Associated Press investigation revealed endemic slavery throughout the seafood supply chain in Southeast Asia. Two AP reporters shared their experience at the Sustainable Foods Institute this week in Monterey.
An Associated Press investigation revealed that hundreds of undocumented fishermen in Hawaii are working in conditions that go beyond human rights abuses and could even be described as slavery.
Gap Inc. plans to publicly release a list of its supplier factories, making it far easier for stakeholders and NGOs to assess environmental and social conditions.
Greenpeace worked with private companies to develop a big-data approach that can identify the world’s most valuable forests.
The cheapest smartphones can prove to be valuable for those escaping countries including war-torn Syria and Iraq, as they help connect with loved ones abroad while rebuilding lives in their new homes.
Despite zero-deforestation pledges, some palm oil companies continue with deforestation and the denial of human rights in Indonesia, say a group of environmental organizations.
H&M faces accusations that teens as young as 14 are working in its contracted factories, some of whom were forced to work overtime in dismal conditions.
A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader of the gay community.
Last Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates instructed the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to reduce its reliance on privately run prisons.
According to a humanitarian aid group, Pfizer's and GSK’s stubborn refusal to lower their price for critical vaccines at refugee camps in Greece has put children at risk.
In a move the governments of other developing countries will watch closely, the Philippines issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s largest companies last week.