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Uzbek Cotton: Protect Your Brand

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In the pit of Central Asia one of the largest exporters of cotton Uzbekistan, is responsible for grave Human Rights abuses and the enforcement of child labor. During cotton season the country recruits over a million civilians to work in the fields without compensation. Schools are shut down and children along with working professionals are faced with torture and arrest if they refuse to pick cotton under the fatal working conditions.

Happy 2nd Birthday to Goldcorp’s Blog!

As today marks the second anniversary of Goldcorp’s blog, Above Ground Online, it seems like a good time to celebrate three key and necessary elements of corporate citizenship: transparency, listening and responding.
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By Valerie Pascale, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility

As today marks the second anniversary of Goldcorp’s blog, Above Ground Online, it seems like a good time to celebrate three key and necessary elements of corporate citizenship: transparency, listening and responding. These elements drive the importance of the blog as an interactive forum for discussion between Goldcorp, their global communities and stakeholder groups.

Mishkeegogamang Ojibway First Nation & Goldcorp Sign a Cooperation Agreement

Goldcorp’s policy is to identify and, where possible, to create partnerships with First Nations communities.
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By: Colin Webster, Director, Aboriginal, Government and Community Relations – Canada & USA

Engage Employees by Giving Them a Sense of Purpose

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By Sarah Ford

The workforce can be a great launch pad for a company and its employees to work together and make an impact.  But, “what if your business is primarily commercial and not, well, saving the world?”  That’s a question Don Fornes, Founder and CEO at Software Advice, recently addressed in his blog post, “It’s Not Every Day You Get to Save a Five-Year-Old’s Life.”

Mars Japan Ranks 16 on Great Place to Work List

For the second year running, Mars Japan has been ranked among Japan’s “Best Workplaces” by Great Place to Work.
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For the second year running, Mars Japan has been ranked among Japan’s “Best Workplaces” by Great Place to Work.

Upcoming Conflict Minerals Report: First of its Kind

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February 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Stakeholders in the ecosystem of supply chain and regulated materials compliance will be surprised to see the similarities and differences of program progress and supplier profiles across industries.

This benchmarking study will present ACTUAL data, aggregated by industry, to provide insights on:

Human Rights Abuses Control Uzbekistan Cotton

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The Uzbekistan government calls it a patriotic service, comparing it to volunteering for the National Guard, but it is more like forced labor.

#DardenDigest: From Teaching to Learning at Darden

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We’re proud of our diverse and inclusive culture at Darden and welcome opportunities to share the uniqueness of our employees. As part of Black History Month, we’re featuring stories from some of our African-American employees and taking a look at how each individual person makes the Darden culture what it is. Today, Kay Francis offers some career advice.

Grave Human Rights Abuses Fuel Conflict Minerals

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Armed militia, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, breach Human Rights and monopolize the regions for Conflict Minerals, often referred to as the “3TG’s”: tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold. Citizens face sexual terrorism, genocides and human slavery to mine these black market minerals. The crusade in the Congo has reached over 5.4 million civil deaths, quadrupling more deaths than any Historical American War combined, leaving a devastating aftermath in the eastern provinces of Africa.

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