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Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

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By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Managing Director, BSR

This blog is the first in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. The next blog will consider how to address the challenges raised here.

Responsible Business Alliance Expands Presence in Europe

New Office and Director in Brussels Support Increasing Corporate Responsibility Efforts in EU
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced it has expanded its presence in Europe by opening an office in Brussels, Belgium and hiring a European Director to represent the RBA and its membership. The new office will support the RBA’s longstanding efforts in Europe related to responsible business conduct, responsible minerals sourcing, public procurement, environmental and other issues.

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

What does this mean for companies?

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

HPE’s Commitment to Protecting Human Rights

Glenn Leon, SVP, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Summary: 

In this Article

  • Championing human rights is fundamental to HPE’s values and mission to advance the way we live and work, and all people are entitled to basic freedoms and standards of treatment, both inside and outside the company
  • While progress has been made, HPE and the industry as a whole must continuously improve, building internal systems and promoting best practices
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In this Article

  • Championing human rights is fundamental to HPE’s values and mission to advance the way we live and work, and all people are entitled to basic freedoms and standards of treatment, both inside and outside the company
  • While progress has been made, HPE and the industry as a whole must continuously improve, building internal systems and promoting best practices

New Benevity Labs Report Highlights Hot Button Issues Impacting Charitable Giving

Politically Charged Events Drive Spikes in Donations, Indicating Social Issues Likely to Ignite People’s Passions During 2020 Election
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, December 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a report analyzing how current hot button political and social issues are impacting the charitable giving patterns of today’s top corporations.

A Human Rights Review of the Facebook Oversight Board

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By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Managing Director; Michaela Lee, Manager; and Joanna Lovatt, Associate, BSR

Facebook makes decisions to take down, leave up, or restore content every day, and some of these decisions can be very challenging, with strong arguments for either removing or leaving up the content. Many users can disagree with these decisions, and millions are appealed each year.

Responsible Business Alliance and New Kinpo Group Help 10,570 Migrant Factory Workers in Thailand With Nearly $5M in Recruitment-Fee Reimbursements

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., December 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced that it and some of its members have identified and facilitated the return of nearly US$5M to 10,570 migrant factory workers in Thailand for recruitment fees and other costs they paid during their recruitment.

Help Meals on Wheels with the Subaru Share the Love Event

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors
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By Marie S Minarik

Exciting news! For the 12th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past eleven years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need.

Why does Subaru support Meals on Wheels? Too many seniors are struggling to stay independent and healthy. 

Read more here

Privacy Rights Are Human Rights

How youth can help push for privacy over profit
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By Gerard Chan | VP Legal, Global Privacy Office NortonLifeLock

Today is International Human Rights Day, an annual celebration commemorating the United Nations (UN) adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the UN has declared the theme: Youth Standing Up for Human Rights. This focus recognizes the critical role youth play as motivators, speakers, and activists around the globe.

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