Tag: Human-rights

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Hershey Highlights Progress In Key Areas Of Deforestation, Sustainable Cocoa And Human Rights In 2018 Sustainability Report

“Hershey has always been a company driven by purpose, and I am excited by the strong start we’ve made on our Shared Goodness Promise, especially in the areas of environmental stewardship and human rights,” said Michele Buck, Hershey’s CEO.  The Hershey Company released its latest Shared Goodness Report, highlighting progress…

Toxic Work Environment at Amnesty International

An organization that is about human rights seemingly has discriminatory and harmful practices. KonTerra Group, a Washington, D.C.-based group completed a review of Amnesty International with psychologists, regarding the well-being of employees, and found appalling data: “Given Amnesty’s status and mission to protect and promote human rights the number of…

Kofi Annan, the First Black U.N. Secretary General, Dies at 80

Kofi Annan, who was described by his own foundation colleagues, as “strong and fit” while “he worked until the very end, without giving himself a break,” succumbed to a short illness on Saturday at age 80. His foundation made the announcement on Twitter. The former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace…

Colin Kaepernick Wins Ambassador of Conscience Award, Uses Platform to Slam 'Lawful Lynchings'

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick once again used his public image to bring attention to racism and police shootings of Black men. The athlete received the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday. According to the organization’s website, the prestigious honor “recognizes remarkable individuals and groups who have promoted…

Why This Attorney Makes Global Human Rights His Personal Challenge

Diversity and inclusion isn’t limited to company walls or country boundaries, says Raymond M. Brown. Hislife work fighting global human-rights violations started in a low-income housing project in Jersey City, N.J.His values and priorities were set early on by his father, Raymond A. Brown, a noted criminal attorney and civil-rights…