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Investors representing $1.2 trillion issue statement calling on companies to comply with conflict minerals reporting requirements in Dodd-Frank Act
On June 11, 2018, 47 institutional investors representing $1.2 trillion in assets issued a statement cautioning companies to continue to comply with the conflict minerals reporting requirements legislated in section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...
In March 2018, Google announced that it had partnered with the Pentagon on an initiative known as "Project Maven" to help it analyze and interpret drone videos via artificial intelligence. In response, over 4,000 Google employees signed a letter calli...
Author: Alex Hern, The Guardian
"Facebook and Google targeted as first GDPR complaints filed", 25 May 2018...
Netherlands: Activists launch 'Data Labour Union' with aim of negotiating directly with Facebook & Google over users’ data
"Facebook users unite! 'Data Labour Union' launches in Netherlands", 23 May 2018...
Author: Matthew Fenech, OpenGlobalRights
"The "new green"? Business and the responsible use of algorithms," 17 May 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
- Related companies: Alphabet Facebook Google (part of Alphabet)
Commentary: How can the business & human rights movement address the human rights risks of emerging technology?
Author: Phil Bloomer & Christen Dobson, OpenGlobalRights
"Addressing the potential human rights risks of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution", 16 May 2018 ...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence Technology and Human Rights: Automation Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom Technology and Human Rights: Gig Economy
- Related companies: Alphabet Facebook Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft