1/30/08 Human Rights at Davos, World Economic Forum. Global human rights are on the front burner. The United Nations is being looked to for progress and wants to make a difference. 1/25/08 Medical Ethics=Human Body Rights. Cadavers are necessary for medical training and research, just as organs are needed by hospitals. But the supply chain for cadavers (and organs) is fraught with ethical issues. Harvard Business School professor Michel Anteby explores corpse social responsibility. 1/2/08 Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry, written by Rodney North of the Equal Exchange Coop (the largest Fair Trade group in the United States) in early 2007, makes the case that chocolate manufacturers are not doing enough about child labor in the cocoa industry. In late December 2007 he reports that in his view the Cocoa Verification Board is not a strong enough response.
2/22 The SA8000 Workplace Standard, Alice Tepper Marlin. In a presentation to the City-Stern Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, the founder of Social Accountability International explains the workplace standard SA8000.
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