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January 30, 2014

Travel And Tourism: Labor Supply Chain Integrity and Ethical Recruitment: A Perspective from IOM

Labor Supply Chain Integrity and Ethical Recruitment: A Perspective from IOM

Federico Soda, Head of Labor Migration and Human Development, International Organization for Migration

The International Organization for Migration and BSR are collaborating to help improve international labor migration and recruitment practices through a voluntary fair recruitment framework and public-private alliance to increase ethical practices in the international recruitment industry.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain #Travel and Tourism

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June 17, 2013

Travel And Tourism: A Collaborative Approach in Myanmar

A Collaborative Approach in Myanmar

In the frenzy to invest in Myanmar’s economic development, companies can work together to tackle some of the country’s biggest challenges.

#Information and Communications Technology #Travel and Tourism

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March 8, 2013

Travel And Tourism: What Happens in Vegas…Corporate ‘Sexual’ Responsibility?

What Happens in Vegas…Corporate ‘Sexual’ Responsibility?

One-third of all sex purchase happens on business travel. Is the company responsible for what employees do after hours?

#Human Rights #Travel and Tourism #Womens Empowerment

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August 8, 2012

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Reporting on Business Travel Emissions

The U.S. recently hosted representatives of 15 countries to discuss global solutions for reducing aviation emissions. The private sector should take note, as leading companies more rigorously evaluate their own business travel emissions.

#Transport and Logistics #Travel and Tourism

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July 25, 2012

Corporate Sponsorship in International Sports Events: Complicity or Leadership?

We choose to participate in sporting events as spectators, sponsors and partners, but what kind of due diligence are we undertaking both as individuals and collectively?

#Human Rights #Travel and Tourism

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July 19, 2011

Traveling in a Changing Climate

Climate change may have a bigger impact on the travel and tourism industry than any other sector. Here, we examine adaptation strategies to reduce risks—and create growth opportunities—for hotels and resorts, airlines, and online booking companies.

#Climate Change #Travel and Tourism

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July 27, 2010

Branding Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism: A Q&A on Hilton’s LightStay Program

Hilton's new LightStay program has saved enough energy to power 5,700 homes for a year, enough water to fill more than 650 Olympic-size swimming pools, and the carbon emissions equivalent of taking 34,865 cars off the road. Learn how the company made tracking sustainability impacts a priority across its 3,600 global properties.

#Travel and Tourism

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