December 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In November 2013, H&M introduced a roadmap based on our vision that a fair living wage covering workers and their families basic needs should be paid by all our commercial goods suppliers. As part of the roadmap H&M will support textile workers at our supplier factories to have access to education, skill development and ensuring they are employed at a level matching their skills. They should also be able to bargain collectively through elected representatives.
CBRE broker: More women entering the field as opportunities increase
Call Barbara Segalini Stilley a trailblazer.
When the Wilton resident joined CBRE's Stamford office three decades ago, she was one of three female brokers in an office dominated by men.
Though the national ratio of men to women has not changed much in the past few decades -- estimates are that 10 percent of commercial real estate brokers are women -- Segalini Stilley is now one of seven female brokers at the firm, which has 31 agents overall.
You’ve heard the stories of job seekers who continually send out resumes, only to get the standard rejection form letter, or worse, hear nothing at all. It can be frustrating. When I saw this story about United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills, I thought, “Hmm - here’s a veteran with some insights every job seeker can learn from in their hunt.” The story appeared in the Dec. 6 issue of the Lansing State Journal.
Keystone is committed to advancing the rights of children and adults with disabilities. Through innovation and best practices, we are supporting community-based systems of care and advocating changes in public policy.
As service providers, advocates, and change agents, we ensure the political process recognizes the rights of people with disabilities throughout civil society. Recently, Keystone Moldova developed a charter detailing a series of commitments to promote the rights and freedoms of people with disabilities.
The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is looking for short video clips about how your company is setting CSR goals and planning for the future. More than ever before, companies are making, planning for, meeting--and even exceeding-- long-term corporate citizenship goals. We want to know how your company is building and preparing for the future. We invite you to share your story with us!
First class of plant breeders graduate from African Plant Breeding Academy, run by UC Davis in collaboration with Mars
NAIROBI, Kenya, December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The African Plant Breeding Academy, run by the University of California, Davis, in collaboration with Mars Incorporated and their global partners, today graduated its first class of plant breeders in Nairobi, Kenya.
Rise of criminal gangmasters in supply chains 'akin to horse meat crisis'
Supply Management. Paul Broadbent, chief executive of the GLA which licenses labour providers in the fresh produces sector, told a Westminster Legal Policy Forum on modern slavery in London there were 4.8 million people in the UK that “may be susceptible to labour exploitation”.