Headquarters in United Kingdom
Amnesty International report finds arms companies failing to address human rights risks; incl. co comments
The defence sector plays an important yet often overlooked role in the supply of military goods and services to countries involved in committing human rights violations, argues Amnesty International. For their report "Outsourcing Responsibilty", the...
In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...
Author: Donna-Marie Matheson, BAE Systems
Our activities are subject to compliance with international trade control requirements, including US and UK trade control regulations, and our own responsible business trading principles.
- Related stories: NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes
- This is a response from the following companies: BAE Systems
Author: Catherine Stupp, Euractiv
Les députés européens ont adopté des règles plus strictes en matière d’exportation de technologies, notamment pour les logiciels de surveillance et d’autres produits qui pourraient servir à violer les droits de l’Homme....
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited BAE Systems to respond to human rights concerns regarding its participation in the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference. BAE Systems did not respond.
- Related stories: NGOs urge arms companies to boycott Bahrain defence conference
- This is a non response from the following companies: BAE Systems
In October 2017, rights groups called on AeroVironment, BAE Systems, Bell Helicopter, and Lockheed Martin to withdraw their participation from the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC). Military equipment sold to Bahrain at...
UK: BAE systems allegedly sold mass surveillance technology to repressive regimes with dubious human rights conduct
Author: The Guardian
BAE, Britain’s biggest arms company, secretly sold mass surveillance technology to six Middle Eastern governments that have been criticised for repressing their citizens, the BBC has reported. The sophisticated technology can be used to spy on a huge...
- Related companies: BAE Systems
USA: UPS, Nestlé & Microsoft among govt. contractors questioned on human rights due diligence following involvement in travel ban restrictions
Author: NomoGaia (USA)
“Companies are Helping the US Government Keep Travelers Out: Is it Rights-Respectful?”, 17 Mar 2017...
- Related stories: Trump's second travel ban - how is business responding?
- Related companies: AT&T BAE Systems Bechtel CACI General Dynamics HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM L-3 Communications McKesson Microsoft Nestlé Northrop Grumman PAE (see Pacific Architects and Engineers) Raytheon Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) Sprint United Technologies UPS Verizon