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UN Migration Agency and Responsible Business Alliance Sign Agreement to Combat Forced Labor and Exploitation

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GENEVA and ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 17 to boost cooperation, promote ethical recruitment and protect the rights of migrant workers.

Newmont's Commitment to Creating a More Sustainable World

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In 2015, more than 130 heads of state at the United Nations (UN) Summit on Sustainable Development adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) that aim to end poverty, protect the environment and promote prosperity by 2030.

A Day in Thailand

PANDORA is highly committed to providing safe, healthy and developing jobs for 13,200 people in Thailand.
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At PANDORA’s modern crafting facilities in Thailand, 13,200 people are bringing their skills, hearts and minds to work every day. This is why we are committed to ensuring a positive and inspiring workplace through a holistic approach - emphasizing not only professional but also personal opportunities.

100 Advocates Join The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project

City of Austin, Texas Proclaims October 25th, 2017 as Poverty Is Unnecessary Day
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EICC Becomes the Responsible Business Alliance

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Rebrands to Reflect Expanded Reach and Influence
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced it has become the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).

The Power of She: The Fair Trade Difference

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Most of the people who make Athleta clothes are women. Which is kind of fitting (pardon the pun) when you think about it. It’s also what drove us, back in January, to partner with Fair Trade USA to create more than 40 Fair Trade Certified styles. Because our mission is to empower women and girls to achieve their limitless potential. All women and girls, including the women making our tanks, tights and tees.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Announces Grant Winning Institutions

MetLife Foundation Funds New Higher Education Partnerships for Study Abroad in the Americas
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SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced today the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

West Elm & Williams-Sonoma, Inc., First International Home Retailer to Partner with Fair Trade USA, Expand Commitment to $3 Million in Premiums by 2020

Partners with first-ever Fair Trade Certified furniture factory in Vietnam, for total of 11 Fair Trade factories across Nepal, India, Pakistan
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As the first international home furnishings retailer to partner with Fair Trade USA in 2014, West Elm and parent company Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) today announced plans to expand upon their responsible retail commitments to include a goal to pay premiums of $3 million towards Fair Trade Community Development by 2020. The company also announced that it has partnered with Vietnam’s first-ever Fair Trade furniture factory, bringing its total operating Fair Trade factory count to 11 in countries including Nepal, India and Pakistan.

CSX Supports National Rail Safety Week, Partners With Baltimore Youth to Improve Rail Safety

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Communicating the critical importance of exercising caution around railroad tracks isn’t always an easy task – especially when you’re trying to reach teens and young adults. Beginning in 2014, CSX railroad decided to pursue an innovative, new approach to reach this target audience: communicating directly through their peers.

Global Health Corporate Champions Have Openings Available for February Cohort

Employees from the Leading Corporations are Teaming up to Improve Health in Rwanda
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The third cohort for Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, is filling up as corporate volunteers prepare to travel to Rwanda in February, aiming to make a difference in local organizations in order to improve community health. A few slots remain.

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