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Britain's response to the largest refugee crisis in Europe since the second world war has been criticised as insubstantial in comparison with others in the region and within the EU.
But what are the numbers? How much is Britain spending? And does it match the scale of the crisis?
John Gabriel of IBM and Corporate manager of supply chain social responsibility is representing the Electronics Industry Citizen Coaltion (EICC). Gabriel explains the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition's code of conduct, which promotes sustainability and aids electronics companies in tracing "conflict minerals" back to their point of origin.
He is interviewed by Andrew Savini of Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, on March 29th and 30th, 2012 in New York City at the Ethical Sourcing Forum.
Catherine Sproule, Chief Operating Officer at Responsible Jewellery Council talks about how consumer's interest in knowing the source of the products they buy helped spur on the RJC launch in 2012 of its Chain-of-Custody (CoC) Standard applicable to gold and platinum group metals (platinum, palladium and rhodium).
The CoC Standard aims to support the identification of responsibly-sourced jewellery materials produced, processed and traded through the jewellery supply chain. RJC defines responsibly-sourced as conflict-free as a minimum.
Sproule is interviewed by Andrew Savini of Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, on March 29th and 30th, 2012 in New York City at the Ethical Sourcing Forum.
Published on Feb 15, 2016
Girls with little or no education are far more likely to be married as children, suffer domestic violence, live in poverty, and lack a say over household spending or their own health care than better-educated peers, which harms them, their children, and communities, a new report by the World Bank Group finds. Jeni Klugman is the Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank Group. In her current role, she acts as lead spokesperson for gender equality issues, and is responsible for promoting the institution’s gender and development priorities following the release of the 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development. Published on May 14, 2014
Taking you into the lives of four young Afghan children – Omid, Sanabar, Yasmina and Fayaz – this short documentary provides first-hand accounts of a generation washing cars, picking garbage, selling food and hammering metal to earn money for their families. Devastated by war and economic difficulties, these children are the breadwinners of their families, creating an uncertain future for the country. DVD available here.
The mission of Skateistan is to use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change. Full story here.
This is Grain Media's multi-award winning documentary film Skateistan: To Live And Skate Kabul. The film has received over a million hits online and has been the official selection at a number of top film festivals across the world including Sundance 2011, SXSW 2011, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2010, One World 2011 and Full Frame 2011. Uploaded on Oct 27, 2010
Diesel New Voices presents a short film on Skateistan
directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. Donations accepted here.
President Jimmy Carter talks about his newly released book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power.
The equality effect is an innovative non-profit organization that brings together leading human rights experts in Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, and Canada to conduct ground-breaking legal work on women's and girls' human rights issues.
Konstantin Kakaes is a Future Tense fellow at the New America Foundation, where he is studying the causes and consequences of technological innovation. Here, in a well organized minute, he provides a review of U.S. nuclear testing, the last one being twenty one years ago, and brings the viewer up to date on the status of the 1996 ban on all nuclear weapons testing.
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