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Using Text Analytics to Help Reduce the Risk of Modern Day Slavery

By Tam Nguyen
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Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its form.

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Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

Target 8.7: Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labor, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labor, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labor in all its form.

P&G's Commitment to Respect Human Rights

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In 2014, P&G published its Human Rights Policy Statement that communicates our support for the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which are drawn from and reinforce the principles of internationally recognized human rights consisting of: those rights expressed in the International Bill of Human Rights (i.e., Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenants on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; and Civil and Political Rights) and the principles concernin

It's Time to Invest in Her - 2019 the Year of Investing in Women

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by Joe Keefe President and CEO, Pax World Funds

We are in a moment. The moment of Time’s Up and #MeToo. The moment of women’s marches. The moment of Harvey Weinstein and Justice Kavanaugh. The moment when more women than ever before have been elected to public office. It’s also the moment when investors have an historic opportunity to become a powerful force for advancing gender equality across the globe.

Join GRI's Live Stream on Meaningful Reporting at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

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On Wednesday 28 November, GRI will host a session at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, 'Toward meaningful reporting on human rights’. ​This session will invite discussion on what is needed to increase and improve corporate human rights reporting and communication, including barriers to reporting and how these may be overcome, as well as how best to report on human rights due diligence and human rights impacts.

UN Global Compact Launches New Report on Human Rights as the Foundation of Sustainable Business

The report highlights examples of Local Networks and UN Global Compact participating companies taking action to advance human rights around the world
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GENEVA, November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/— In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact has released a new report — Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business — showcasing opportunities for businesses of all sizes and sectors to strengthen and scale up their efforts on human rights.

Speaking Out on Policies That Count

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As the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, the NAACP has worked successfully with allies of all races who believe in and stand for the principles on which the organization was founded.

Top International Surfers Support Amnesty International in Charity Auction

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16 of the best national and international surfers joined Amnesty International’s BRAVE campaign and autographed a shortboard that is being auctioned at eSolidar. The amount raised will help the human rights’ organization to make the world fairer and freer.

Business Leaders: Sustainability Increasingly Driving Strategic Planning

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NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Three quarters of business leaders say that sustainability needs to be a cohesive element of business strategy, and companies are increasingly using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as their strategic north star, with more than 70 percent reporting they either currently use or intend to use them to set targets.

Why and How Positive Impact is Celebrating World Peace Day on 21st September

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Positive Impact defines 'peace' as when people connect and collaborate to make the world a better place. This can be done through small, everyday and sustainable actions, such as:

  • making new friends
  • recycling more
  • helping others to achieve their goals.

Peace is driven by selflessness and sustainability,

Get involved by attending one or all of the 6 free webinars on 21st September by clicking on the links below.

The following webinars will feature event professionals, academics and sustainability warriors:

Sysco's Commitment to a Responsible Supply Chain

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Sysco is committed to supplying products responsibly by improving animal welfare in the foodservice industry; minimizing negative environmental, social or ethical impacts when sourcing products; and ensuring that human rights are respected in the company’s operations, as well as the global supply chain.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

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