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  BGF is pleased to introduce here some comments from World Bank, sent by Timothy G. Evans, Director of Health, Nutrition and Population in a letter:  "We at the World Bank share your concerns about international occupational safety and health standards. The World Bank is concerned about the many and formidable challenges facing workers. Such challenges can only be addressed through constructive partnerships among various actors, thus, we share your commitment to promoting widespread...

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Some comments and questions from Mr. Mike Thompson, Professor of Management Practice, China Europe International Business School: Primark sent food aid to 1300 families within a week of the building collapse and have developed software to help the medical and vulnerability assessment of everyone affected. The other 27 brands involved have refused to support their compensation scheme. Why is Primark (ABF) unique amongst the 28 brands involved in continuing to pay wages to families and other...

Instructions on Joining BOSTON GLOBAL FORUM CONFERENCE Nov 18th 7.30-9am EST Prior to our conference, attendants are strongly suggested to read Professor John Quelch’s cases and send any preliminary questions to  office@bostonglobalforum.org Open browser (preferable Chrome or Firefox) and go to  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register Enter the Webinar ID that has been emailed to you (9 digit number) Press CONTINUE Once in, you will be prompted to Download the...

From the World Bank's Timothy G. Evans - Director of Health, Nutrition and Population has sent us the following letter. Dear Mr. Dukakis, On behalf of President Kim, thank you for inviting the World Bank to participate in the online forum on Improving Minimal Standards for Worker Safety and Rights to be held from 7:30 am – 9:00 am, Monday, November 18. Dr. Kim is honored to be invited.  Unfortunately, due to prior commitments he will not be able to participate.  We have...

"Which is greater: the cost of corruption, or the cost of compassion?" That was the question posed during a recent meeting of Boston Global Forum. Led by BGF Co-Founder and Chairman Michael S. Dukakis, attendees gathered to discuss the plight of the working poor worldwide, and determine paths of action to address the pandemic problem of worker safety. [caption id="attachment_1496" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Mr. Tuan Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief of Boston Global Forum.[/caption] Global...