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7 December 2016

Germany: Companies pull advertising from rightwing US website Breitbart after criticism by social media campaign

Author: Associated Press

Several large German companies, including carmaker BMW, have pulled their ads from U.S.-based news and opinion website Breitbart due to concerns about its content, following a similar move by cereal maker Kellogg's. The German boycott was spurred by a...

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13 August 2013

LG Electronics, Nokia Tackle Illegal Tin Mining in Indonesia

Author: Mike Hower, Sustainable Brands

LG Electronics, Nokia, Sony, Blackberry and Motorola [Motorola Mobility (part of Google)] have released statements reaffirming their commitments to tackling illegal tin mining in Indonesia. The move came after British environmental NGO Friends of the...

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17 June 2013

GeSI Partners with EcoVadis to Launch a New Online Platform to Drive Sustainability in ICT Industry Supply Chains

Author: Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)

GeSI …[has] launch[ed]…the Electronic Tool for Accountable Supply Chains (E-TASC). This tool facilitates support and drives accountability in the area of human rights and other sustainability standards throughout the supply chain. This will lead to a...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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17 April 2009

Major German online companies agree to block child porn websites

Author: Deutsche Welle

Five of Germany's eight major internet service providers - Deutsche Telekom's T-Online, Vodafone's Arcor, Kabel Deutschland, Telefonica's O2 and Alice's Hansenet - signed the legally binding agreement with the government and the Federal Crime Office...

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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11 February 2008

Mobile firms to block child porn

Author: BBC News [UK]

Mobile firms from across the world have launched a new alliance which aims to block paedophiles using phones to send or receive child sexual abuse images. The GSMA, the global association for mobile firms, has launched the Mobile Alliance, and says it...

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11 February 2008

Mobile phone companies join war on internet child porn

Author: Richard Wray, Guardian [UK]

The mobile phone industry will…announce its intention to shut off all access to child pornography on mobile phones that can access the internet…The GSM Association, which represents companies which together provide mobile services to more than 2.6...

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24 April 2007

UK Companies Unite to Help Fight Climate Change

Author: Reuters

Eight leading companies [Tesco, B&Q (part of Kingfisher), Royal & Sun Alliance, BSkyB, O2 (part of Telefónica), Marks & Spencer, British Gas (part of Centrica), Barclaycard] united to fight global warming...by offering British consumers...

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25 March 2007

Green giants join forces to fight carbon emissions [UK]

Author: Geoffrey Lean, The Independent

Forty top British companies will next week launch an unprecedented campaign to shrink Britain's carbon footprint, by cutting their own energy use and trying to turn "green consumerism into a mass movement". They will introduce promotions and new...

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