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30th Jan 2014

In Montclair, Battling Slavery with Outreach and Vigilance

connected."I truly believe [human trafficking] is the horrific crime of our lifetime," she said. "There's a thread throughout all of that. So why not work at it from- See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/news/...
25th Jan 2014

ICCR Members Challenge Banks on Ethics and Emissions

22nd Jan 2014

Ahead of Super Bowl, efforts against trafficking come to forefront

As Americans gather around the television to watch the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, human trafficking victims' advocates, social service agencies and law enforcement officials will use this major sporting event to bring awareness to the plight of the...
22nd Jan 2014

Transparency—A Step Towards Ending Modern-Day Slavery

When the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) first learned about a new legislative initiative in California that requires companies to report on what they are doing to address human trafficking and slavery in their supply chains, we...
7th Jan 2014

Top Sustainable Investment Stories for 2013 Part 2

Sustainable shareowners request that fossil fuel companies report on financial impacts of having to leave in ground a majority of reserves on their books if climate change is to be addressed.
3rd Jan 2014

Hospitality, Agriculture Firms Vulnerable to Human Trafficking

 Inter Press Service, 1/3/13
19th Dec 2013

Religious Shareholders Push Big Banks to Repent of Sins

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth and other members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) have submitted shareholder proposals at all three banks asking for a “report on business...
16th Dec 2013

Living in the shadows: Religion's response to human trafficking

This video program looks at what faith communities are doing to raise awareness and empower survivors.  
21st Nov 2013

US Banks Rank Poorly on Indicators of Concern to Sustainable Investors

SocialFunds.com -- A recent report by a consortium of European nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) including BankTrack exposes the claims of sustainability by many major global banks to be little more than greenwashing. Almost all the banks...
20th Nov 2013

Adidas joins European-led effort on Bangladesh factories

(Reuters) - Sporting goods maker Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) has signed a pact to promote the safety of garment workers in Bangladesh, picking a European-led initiative over a rival U.S. drive, it said on Tuesday.Adidas said although it had only limited...

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