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February 27, 2014

Today more than ever, consumers expect companies to provide greater transparency into their supply chains and to take responsibility for the labor practices within them. So, what can you do to demonstrate that you not only abide by the rules, but you're helping to ratify them on a global scale?

Humanity United, in association with the Guardian and IHRB, presents the Global Supply Chains Summit:  April 11, 2014, London.

February 26, 2014

Dr. John Paul Lederach, Professor of International Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, today joins Humanity United as a Senior Fellow.

 

February 18, 2014

Over two dozen humanitarian organizations and NGOs have issued a joint appeal to Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Director of Office of Management and Budget Sylvia M. Burwell in advance of President Obama’s FY2015 Budget request to Congress, asking them to fulfill existing U.S. commitments in South Sudan and anticipate growing needs in the Central African Republic.

February 12, 2014

Since 2008, Humanity United has supported a portfolio of investments and projects focused on forced labor and human trafficking in supply chains.  As part of this effort, together with a dozen partner organizations we launched KnowTheChain late last year.  Our goal was to use corporate compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act (SB-657) as a way to engage companies, investors, the media, and others in a dialogue about meaningful solutions to identify and address slavery in multinational supply chains.

February 05, 2014

By David Abramowitz and Mary Stata

In New York this week, member states of the United Nations, along with observers from civil society and other institutions, will be discussing the framework for development after the current set of Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s) expire in December 2015.