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24th Apr 2015

Proxy Advisers Recommend Voting Against Some Bank of America Directors

24th Apr 2015

Rana Plaza two years on: Progress, but compensation and workers' rights still lacking

13th Apr 2015

Electronics Trade Association Prohibits Payments to Labor Brokers

The amendment to the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition's Code of Conduct follows engagement on the issue of payments to labor brokers by members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility.SocialFunds.com -- In 2014, the Interfaith...
13th Apr 2015

Electronics group works to stop forced labor in supply chain

10th Apr 2015

Faith in Fossil Fuel Divestment

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a coalition of more than 300 faith-based institutions representing more than $100bn in invested capital, have been engaging the fossil fuel industry to address climate change since before...
8th Apr 2015

Electronics Firms Vote to Ban Charging Workers Fees for Jobs

A trade group representing  many of the world’s leading  technology and electronics companies is amending its code to prohibit workers from paying fees to obtain jobs at supplier factories, which could spell a significant change in labor practices. 
27th Mar 2015

AP Investigation: Are slaves catching the fish you buy?

BENJINA, Indonesia (AP) — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home.Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-...
27th Mar 2015

Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade

Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves. That's the conclusion of a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press.The AP discovered and interviewed...
23rd Mar 2015

Storming the Corporate Castle: Does Shareholder Activism Work?

Shareholder activism has sparked major wins for progressives, but the strategy has also spurred debate.
23rd Mar 2015

Record Breaking Number of Shareowner Resolutions in 2015

The eleventh edition of As You Sow's Proxy Preview identifies 433 shareowner resolutions filed this year, with corporate political activity and the environment accounting for slightly more than half of them.

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