The Yale Socially Responsible Investments Journal

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Hult Prize Competition takes Yale

Hult Prize Competition takes Yale

Last Saturday, as the Yale-Princeton football game was winding down, another competition was just beginning at Yale’s Center for Engineering Design and Innovation. This one, amongst Yale students, was a preliminary round for the annual $1 million Hult Prize competition, the world’s largest social oriented student competition, hosted by the non-profit Hult Prize Foundation, inContinue Reading Hult Prize Competition takes Yale

Shifting Labor Practices and Free2Work Ratings

Shifting Labor Practices and Free2Work Ratings

This summer, Samsung cut its ties to a Chinese firm called Dongguan Shinyang Electronics Co Ltd, which highlights a growing trend in the electronics industry to avoid substandard labor practices. These changes come in the wake of the Foxconn scandal, which drew attention to labor practices at a manufacturing company contracted by Apple and otherContinue Reading Shifting Labor Practices and Free2Work Ratings