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April 21
Bangladesh Apparel Workers Still at Risk, Investors Say

March 22
Investors Welcome New Tool that Rates Corporate Performance on Human Rights

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Dec 11
Hyatt Commitment Seen by Investors as Positive Step to Curb Slavery Risks

Oct 2015
The Garment Sector in the US: Undocumented Workers & Their Vulnerability

April 2015
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Global Supply Chain

Mission: To move corporations in a systemic and systematic way to improve wages and working conditions within all elements of the global supply chain.

HersheyNWCRI & ICCR applaud Hershey’s vow to Source 100% certified cocoa by 2020.  This move to certify its entire product line is seen as a significan step to eradicate trafficking and forced child labor on cocoa farms and plantations.

Hershey has made substantial progress towards its 2020 goal. The company sourced 30 percent of its total global cocoa purchases from certified sources in 2014. This puts Hershey ahead of schedule to meet its 2015 goal of 50 percent.

Global Supply Chain issues & companies include:

Human TraffickingOn July 28, 2015 US Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Chris Smith (R-NJ) introduced The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking & Slavery Act of 2015 which would require companies to make public disclosures to the Security and Exchange Commission regarding auditing and verification procedures, risk assessments, training, remediation plans and accountability mechanisms that address trafficking and slavery risks in their supply chains.