The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment

Shareholder Campaign to Eradicate Forced Labor Yields Multiple Corporate Commitments

August 9, 2017

Original Press Release posted by ICCR at http://www.iccr.org/shareholder-campaign-eradicate-forced-labor-yields-multiple-corporate-commitments Five corporations across high-risk sectors pledge to include “no fees” ethical recruitment provisions in supplier codes of conduct to safeguard migrant workers. NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9th, 2017 – Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a coalition of faith and values investors, today announced breakthroughs […]



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Launch of Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

March 13, 2017

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment welcomes the launch of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a tool investors can use to inform shareholder engagements related to human rights in the supply chain. The pilot report assesses 98 companies from three key sectors, including agricultural products, apparel, and extractives. 100 different performance indicators across six measurement themes were used to rank […]



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Human Rights in the Supply Chain

May 23, 2016

Coalition members seek to promote respect for human rights throughout corporate operations, including in owned and operated facilities and throughout their global supply chains.  This work includes encouraging companies to assess human rights risks that are relevant to their operations and to adopt a Human Rights Policy that applies throughout their operations and is included […]



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Tri-CRI Welcomes ADM’s First Progress Reports on No Deforestation, No Exploitation Policy Implementation

December 7, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment welcomes the release of ADM’s first progress reports on the implementation of its No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation policy for both palm oil and soy. Implementation of these policies, which complement ADM’s Human Rights Policy adopted after engagement by Tri-CRI, has followed a four step process, as the […]



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Tri-CRI Joins Investors In Support of Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

September 25, 2015

The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment is honored to join over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 (H.R. 3226/S.1968). Read the full […]



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Tri-CRI Commends ADM For Human Rights Statement

May 2, 2014

Tri-CRI COMMENDS ADM FOR ADOPTING HUMAN RIGHTS STATEMENT Commitment regarding ethical recruitment practices models best practices to safeguard workers in agri-business supply chains Shareholders in Archer Daniels Midland and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility welcomed the company’s announcement at its general meeting on May 1, 2014 that it had formally adopted a […]



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TriCRI Celebrates Hershey’s Vow to Source 100% Certified Cocoa by 2020

October 10, 2012

From ICCR: Move to certify entire product line seen as significant step to eradicate trafficking and forced child labor on cocoa farms and plantations NEW YORK, NY///October 11, 2012///Today, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a shareholder coalition that engages companies on labor and human rights standards in global supply chains, commends the Hershey Company for […]



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True Price of a Low Cost Review

July 27, 2012

In March, Tri-CRI Member Sr. Mary Heyser, RSHM, with the Fordham University’s Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of Mission and Ministry, the New York Coalition of Religious Congregations Stop Trafficking of Persons (NYCRC-STOP), and LifeWay Network hosted a full-day conference on the entitled: The True Price of Low Cost: Labor Trafficking and Consumerism. […]



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