Bank of Nova Scotia 2017

HII, which holds stock in the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank)(BNS), was shocked to find a report on the Internet by Food and Water Watch identifying the bank as one of 38 large banks and financial institutions participating in a $2.5 billion dollar consortium loan to...

McDonald’s Ruling Sets Ominous Tone For Franchises

The Wall Street Journal reported that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled  the McDonald’s Corporation can be treated as a joint employer with its franchisees in labor complaints. The ruling could have far-reaching implications for how the company deals...

Yahoo: International Human Rights

Whereas, while Human Rights have traditionally been the domain of international law, in the era of globalization and technological change, privacy and freedom of expression have become among the most salient policy issues for multinational corporations; Whereas, it is...

Target: Human Rights Committee

Whereas, the risks to our company of complicity in Human Rights violations are significant, and as one of the largest retailers in the world, we have significant leverage for addressing and effecting Human Rights compliance throughout the industry; Whereas, Target...

Aqua America: Policy on the Human Right to Water

WHEREAS, Aqua America utilizes natural water resources for our company’s livelihood, and water quality and quantity are vital for Aqua America’s success; At the time of writing this resolution, the U.S. Drought Monitor reports that over 52% of the U.S. is in drought,...