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Low-Carbon Cereal: Kellogg Climate Change Initiative Calls On Farmers ... - International Business Times

Low-Carbon Cereal: Kellogg Climate Change Initiative Calls On Farmers ... - International Business Times | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
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India's child workers get no sporting chance - Sydney Morning Herald

India's child workers get no sporting chance - Sydney Morning Herald | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
India's child workers get no sporting chance Sydney Morning Herald An investigation by Fairfax Media found children were being employed by a Summit Sport supplier to make balls for Australian children of the same age, pressed into backbreaking...
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US highlights Thai child labour - Bangkok Post

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US highlights Thai child labour
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The US Department of Labor report on Thailand claimed that, "Children continue to be engaged in the worst forms of child labour," and produced a chart showing these concerns.
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A job to die for: Japan court rejects naming firms linked to employee overwork deaths

A job to die for: Japan court rejects naming firms linked to employee overwork deaths | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Japan’s Supreme Court has thrown out an appeal by a group of activists demanding that the government name companies whose employees have died from being overworked.
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Concern over missing Uzbek reporter

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Media rights groups express concern over the fate of Uzbek journalist Sergey Naumov, reportedly detained by police on Saturday. (Journalist Sergey Naumov, who was investigating the use of child labor (slavery) in Uzbek cotton field, is missing.
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Asia has worst defences against bribery and corruption - Financial Times (registration) (blog)

Asia has worst defences against bribery and corruption Financial Times (registration) (blog) Asia has the worst defences against corporate fraud of any region and only 4 out of 10 companies have any kind of anti-bribery and corruption policy in...
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How to ... build a socially-responsible global supply chain - The Guardian

How to ... build a socially-responsible global supply chain - The Guardian | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
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How to ... build a socially-responsible global supply chain The Guardian As awareness of corporate social responsibility grows, businesses have come to realise that their supply chain and its management can say a lot about the kind of...
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Will Dueling Standards Improve Worker Safety in Bangladesh ...

Will Dueling Standards Improve Worker Safety in Bangladesh ... | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Perhaps most important, both of the recent initiatives call on brands to sever business relationships with Bangladeshi factories that persistently fail to meet safety standards. Although labor groups have criticized the U.S. ...
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UN forum aims to improve employment, living standards for persons ...

Member States kicked off a three-day meeting at the United Nations in New York yesterday with the aim of finding ways to improve living standards and em...
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Platform launched to address child labour issues - Pakistan Daily Times

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Platform launched to address child labour issues. ISLAMABAD: Government of Brazil will host the 3rd Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia from October 8 to 10, 2013.
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Fire safety standards in Cambodian garment factories are worse than what they were seven years ago

Fire safety standards in Cambodian garment factories are worse than what they were seven years ago | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
For international retailers who have committed more than $250 million to improve factory workers' safety in Bangladesh, the conditions in Cambodia should give them pause.
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Child labour rampant in Maharashtra sugarcane fields, finds study - Daily Bhaskar

Child labour rampant in Maharashtra sugarcane fields, finds study - Daily Bhaskar | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Shocking: Child labour rampant in Maharashtra sugarcane fields, finds study Daily Bhaskar The study had been conducted jointly by the city-based Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics and the international organisation 'Save The Children',...
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U.S. to Revoke Bangladesh Trade Benefits

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The U.S. will suspend trade benefits on $34.7 million in goods from Bangladesh because of inadequate labor and safety standards in the Asian nation where a garment- factory collapse killed more than 1,000 workers in April.
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Child labour on the rise in Islamabad - Pakistan Daily Times

Child labour on the rise in Islamabad - Pakistan Daily Times | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Ghana Business News Child labour on the rise in Islamabad Pakistan Daily Times ISLAMABAD: Child labour is rampant in the capital and most children from slums of the city – a majority belonging to the Christian community – are deprived of the...
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'Law to curb bribery is the need of the hour' - Hindu Business Line

'Law to curb bribery is the need of the hour' - Hindu Business Line | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
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'Law to curb bribery is the need of the hour'
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Americans Want More Evidence that CSR Produces Results - Justmeans (blog)

Americans Want More Evidence that CSR Produces Results - Justmeans (blog) | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Americans Want More Evidence that CSR Produces Results Justmeans (blog) A new study carried out by Cone Communications reveals an interesting fact about Americans in relation to their shopping habits: they want to see more social engagement from...
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Qatar failing on forced labour, says UN agency - The Guardian

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Fifa has previously acted to ensure international labour standards are respected when it worked with the ILO in the fight against child labour in the manufacture of footballs.
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Court summons Delhi officials on child labour issue - Newstrack India

Court summons Delhi officials on child labour issue - Newstrack India | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Court summons Delhi officials on child labour issue Newstrack India New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday summoned the state chief secretary and labour secretary after they failed to comply with the its earlier directions to...
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Commerce ministry to review labour standard issues - DhakaTribune

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Commerce ministry to review labour standard issues DhakaTribune The government will review progresses on labour rights, workers' health and safety – issues that US President Barack Obama cited in his letter of suspension of Bangladesh's trade...
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How rampant bribery is corroding India's core - India Today

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How rampant bribery is corroding India's core
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Big-ticket bribes make big news.
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The blurred line between business and bribery in China - Financial Times

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Voice of America The blurred line between business and bribery in China Financial Times The bribery scandal that this week enveloped GlaxoSmithKline, the UK pharmaceutical company, has jolted boardrooms around the world and prompted western...
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Forced labour and free visas are major labour rights issues in Qatar ...

Forced labour and free visas are major labour rights issues in Qatar ... | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
A 'Cultural Saloon' organised by The Qatar Foundation for Combating Human Trafficking (QFCHT), invited clerics and experts to discuss the country's labour rights issues.
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Banks' influence over raw materials supply chain under scrutiny - Financial Times

Banks' influence over raw materials supply chain under scrutiny - Financial Times | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
Livemint Banks' influence over raw materials supply chain under scrutiny Financial Times Wall Street banks' rise as merchants of oil, natural gas, coal and industrial metals is under threat as a US regulator revisits a string of permits for trading...
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Bangladesh: Amended Labor Law Falls Short | Human Rights Watch

Bangladesh: Amended Labor Law Falls Short | Human Rights Watch | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
(New York) – Amendments to Bangladesh’s labor law make some improvements but still fall far short of protecting worker’s rights and meeting international standards, Human Rights Watch said today.
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EU to stay engaged with B'desh in improving labour standards - Click Ittefaq

EU to stay engaged with B'desh in improving labour standards - Click Ittefaq | Responsible procurement | Scoop.it
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