Cloud Links Doctors in Developing World to Specialists in the U.S.

30 05 2013

Swinfen Charitable Trust, a non-profit service that helps U.S. doctors offer medical advice to rural doctors in the developing world, plans to use the cloud to expand its services in countries such as India and the Philippines. The move is enabled in part by a donation of $100,000 worth of cloud storage and $100,000 in […]

Cloud Links Doctors in Developing World to Specialists in the U.S.
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Apple Is Breaking Up with Foxconn for a New iPhone Builder with Labor Problems

29 05 2013

After reports that Foxconn wanted to get out of the Apple business, Apple has gone ahead and started getting out of the Foxconn business, dumping its partner in human rights crime for the production of the rumored cheap iPhone, reports The Wall Street Journal‘s Eva Dou. Due to increased financial demands from Foxconn, Apple has […]

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To tackle the energy gap all around the world, Schneider Electric is launching initiatives to fight fuel poverty, whilst still promoting access to energy

29 05 2013

Today Schneider Electric is announcing the launch of a programme to fight fuel poverty in mature economies. For the Group, the global specialist in energy management, the aim is to tackle the energy gap by committing to populations at the base of the pyramid all over the world. With this programme to fight fuel poverty, […]

To tackle the energy gap all around the world, Schneider Electric is launching initiatives to fight fuel poverty, whilst still promoting access to energy
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Protesters rally against money in politics, environmental impact at Chevron headquarters

29 05 2013

Activists called on Chevron to refrain from political spending and oust CEO John Watson outside the company’s annual shareholders meeting Wednesday morning. A coalition of citizens’ groups and non-governmental organizations chided the energy giant for failing to address human rights abuses at home and abroad. “Almost everyone who spoke (at the shareholders meeting) had some […]

Protesters rally against money in politics, environmental impact at Chevron headquarters
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Les actions éthiques suisses frappent fort

24 05 2013

Durant le mois d’avril la réputation éthique agrégée des entreprises suisses a bénéficié d’opinions majoritairement favorables en provenance d’Allemagne et d’Espagne, alors que les USA, la France, la Suisse elle-màªme et la Grande Bretagne se montraient plus critiques. Parmi les entreprises ayant vu leur score éthique progresser le mois passé figurent : Julius Baer, dont […]

Les actions éthiques suisses frappent fort
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H&M, others back new Bangladesh factory safety accord

14 05 2013

The world’s two biggest fashion retailers, Inditex and H&M, along with several other companies have backed an accord aimed at preventing another disaster like last month’s Bangladesh factory building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people. The agreement on fire and building safety, which is being led by the International Labor Organization, trade unions and […]

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Adidas Encourages Factory Workers To Anonymously Text Complaints

6 05 2013

German sports gear maker Adidas said Monday it is encouraging workers in factories of some of its Asian suppliers to anonymously share possible grievances directly with the company via text message. The new hotline service will help bridge the communication gap between management and workers, enabling employees to “simply send an SMS when they feel […]

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