Human Rights

Responsible Mica and Minerals Initiatives Collaborate to End Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions

Organizations to Leverage Respective Strengths for Mica Supply Chains Globally
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PARIS & ALEXANDRIA, October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/– The Responsible Mica Initiative and the Responsible Minerals Initiative, an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward ending the use of child labor and to improve working conditions in mica industry supply chains globally. 

Intel Honored for Responsible Supply Chain at Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Awards

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At this year's Responsible Business Awards, Intel won the Responsible Supply Chain Award for its ground-breaking work on human rights in the supply chain, particularly in tackling and abolishing recruitment fees.

Water for All

Safe water, sanitation and hygiene matters
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Jumping in the shower each morning, or taking a bath, is something many of us take for granted. After all, access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a basic human right.

Complimentary Human Rights Briefing

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Modern Slavery & Human Rights risks have become the most prominent social issues that businesses have to deal with in recent years. 

Ethical Corporation released a 50-page Human Rights Briefing presents how different organisations are setting strategies and creating partnerships to tackle human rights issues.   

Download the complementary briefing here: https://eloqua.ethicalcorp.com/LP=25219?extsource=ganda 

Key learnings include:

How Intel Uses Its Supply Chain to Fight Modern Slavery

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We've worked with suppliers to build a strong system to detect and address forced and bonded labor in our supply chain. Our policies require no employee passports to be withheld and no fees charged to workers to obtain or keep their employment. To date, these policies have resulted in $14 million in fees returned by suppliers to workers.

Trust and Responsibility in a Digital Age

How HPE is working to advance environmental sustainability and human rights
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  • HPE strives not only to identify the impacts to the environment and human rights caused by disruptive innovations like IoT or AI, but actively works to mitigate them
  • Conducting business ethically is a core value that anchors everything we do at HPE
  • Advancing new privacy enhancements for data processing is crucial to putting technology to work for the public good
  • HPE leads the industry with policies and programs that protect the human rights of workers in our supply chain, and we factor these increasingly stringent social and environmental standards into our purchasing decisions
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  • HPE strives not only to identify the impacts to the environment and human rights caused by disruptive innovations like IoT or AI, but actively works to mitigate them
  • Conducting business ethically is a core value that anchors everything we do at HPE
  • Advancing new privacy enhancements for data processing is crucial to putting technology to work for the public good
  • HPE leads the industry with policies and programs that protect the human rights of workers in our supply chain, and we factor these increasingly stringent social and environmental standards into our purchasing decisions

SC Johnson Brings Acclaimed “Love Sonia” Anti-Human Trafficking Film to Racine, Wisconsin

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RACINE, Wis., June 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — SC Johnson hosted a screening of the acclaimed film “Love Sonia,” the story of a young girl’s journey to rescue her sister from the dangerous world of human trafficking after their debt-ridden father sells her into prostitution. Inspired by real-life events, the film is the directorial debut from “Slumdog Millionaire” producer Tabrez Noorani and exposes the disturbing issue of international human trafficking.

JT Group Sustainability Report FY2018

Highlights include JTI’s key contribution to the fight against illegal trade, reduction in environmental footprint and solid progress in Human Rights assessments
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May 28, 2019 – The JT Group’s 2018 Sustainability Report is now available. It includes some of the key contributions of JTI, its international tobacco business, in meeting the Group’s sustainability objectives.

JTI’s most significant achievements over the past year include:

Nestlé Makes Its Human Rights Training Available to All

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May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today made its human rights training for employees available to all. Companies and others will be able to use the training module and adapt it to meet their own needs.

Human rights is one of the most fundamental and important issues in business. Nestlé has embedded respect for human rights in its Corporate Business Principles and in 17 additional policies globally.

Protecting Customer Privacy

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Posted from Moody's 2017 CSR Report

We regularly review our Privacy Policy, which governs how we collect, use and protect personal data, and updated it in 2017 to satisfy requirements under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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