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Human Rights

The vast number of companies, suppliers, contractors, recruiters and labor brokers involved in today’s global marketplace often obscures the conditions under which work is done and products are made, making identification and eradication of human rights abuses, such as forced labor and human trafficking, a complex and overwhelming challenge. Creating a world in which all humans are afforded the right to work in safe and healthy conditions will require the action of individual companies, as well as intra-and cross-sector collaboration.

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New SEC Search Tool Finds Inadequate Human and Workers’ Rights Disclosure in Financial Filings
May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and CookESG Research released a new tool for identifying corporate disclosure of human and workers’ rights risks and opportunities in annual financial filings. The tool covers more than  5,000 U.S. and foreign companies’...
May 31, 2018 11:00 AM ET
Cutting Through the Haze of Business and Human Rights in India
Arriving in Delhi by night doesn’t give you a true sense of the city’s vastness. The low hum of hundreds of taxis whizzing around the airport terminal and the dirt kicked up from the wheels of 11:00 p.m. traffic blur the senses. But when morning came, and I saw the prim, gleaming hotels and office buildings of Gurgaon rise from a sprawling landscape of poverty and poke through the hazy, brown-...
Dec 21, 2017 1:00 PM ET