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13 September 2016

BankTrack's 2nd benchmarking report finds most banks still failing to deliver on UN Guiding Principles

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1 September 2016

Financing Forced Labor. The Legal and Policy Implications of World Bank Loans to the Government of Uzbekistan

Author: International Labor Rights Forum (USA)

...The Uzbek government has forced farmers to deliver annual production quotas and citizens to harvest cotton and perform other field work, all under menace of penalty...The Government of Uzbekistan is primarily responsible for the perpetration of its...

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29 August 2016

Protesters against Bidco's alleged land grab in Uganda picket outside company's financiers' offices in London; Bidco comments

Author: Samuel Nabwiiso, East African Business Week (Uganda)

"Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil"...

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4 August 2016

Kenya: Survey shows low inclusion of women in senior positions in banking sector

Author: George Ngigi, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Top bank jobs still elusive for women in Kenya"...

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25 July 2016

Report links financial sector to human rights abuses of asylum-seekers in Australia's offshore detention centres

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25 July 2016

Ferrovial could be liable for crimes against humanity over conditions in Australia’s refugee camps in Papua New Guinea; incl. company comments

Author: Ben Doherty & Patrick Kingsley, Guardian (UK)

"Refugee camp company in Australia 'liable for crimes against humanity'", 25 Jul 2016...

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21 June 2016

Christian Aid calls UK MPs to support companies’ country-by-country reporting that will enable poorer countries to collect taxes owed by multinationals

Author: Christian Aid

"Please help reveal the truth about tax, Christian Aid urges MPs", 13 Jun 2016...

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7 June 2016

Latin America: In hearing at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, 13 NGOs speak about corporate abuse, obstacles to access to justice, through “emblematic” cases

Author: Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA, regional)

“Victims of business-influenced human rights violations face obstacles to achieving justice”...

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26 April 2016

UK: Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit goes undercover to reveal scale of modern slavery

Includes allegations of workers living in squalid containers at a carwash in Kent that say they are paid well below the minimum wage, suffer verbal and physical abuse, and have wages withheld for causing minor damage.

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4 March 2016

In Fledgling Exchange-Traded Fund, Striking a Blow for Women

Author: Paul Sullivan, New York Times (USA)

State Street Global Advisors will introduce its 159th exchange-traded fund on Tuesday, the SPDR Gender Diversity Index E.T.F...SHE....

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