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Company response
16 April 2019

Blackstone's response

Author: Blackstone

While we are sympathetic to the situation of these workers, this factory was owned by a third party – not Jack Wolfskin. Furthermore, Blackstone no longer has any investment in Jack Wolfskin....

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16 April 2019

Indonesia: Labour groups call on Blackstone to pay garment workers $10.8 million still owed in severance & unpaid wages four years after factory closure

Four years after the closure of Jaba Garmindo factory in Indonesia and in light of new reporting, the International Labor Rights Forum, AFL-CIO, United Students Against Sweatshops, and Global Labor Justice are calling on the Blackstone Group to pay...

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16 April 2019

UN human rights experts express concern that Blackstone's actions are inconsistent with human rights law with respect to the right to housing

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Company response
25 March 2019

Letter from Blackstone to UN experts

Author: Blackstone

[T]he letter contains numerous false claims, significant factual errors and inaccurate conclusions. We are surprised and disappointed that you would send a communication without verifying your assertions and providing appropriate context. You asserted...

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26 February 2019

Novalpina Capital comments on letter regarding its buyout of NSO Group, sued for enabling surveillance of activists

Author: Alex Plough, Yifan Yu & Mariana Valle, Debtwire (UK)

"Israeli Spyware Firm NSO Group Confronts Controversial Past As It Seeks $500 Million Buyout Loan", 25 Feb 2019...

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3 December 2018

UK: Grenfell Tower victims must be protected in buyout of cladding co linked to fire, MPs demand

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7 November 2018

USA: Hotel to pay $7.6 mln. to settle lawsuit over sharing guest information with immigration agents

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

"Motel 6 to pay $7.6 million for giving guest lists to U.S. immigration", 6 Nov 2018...

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15 October 2018

Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist

On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was murdered by Saudi agents in the consultate. Khashoggi's case prompted a...

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24 July 2018
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Con una actualización de datos que recopilan lo ocurrido en 2017, la organización internacional da cuenta del incremento de asesinatos y ataques contra defensoras y defensores del territorio por su oposición a proyectos empresariales, en especial los...

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13 March 2018
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Author: Gestión (Perú)

“En Estados Unidos, empresas abordan temas que gobierno evita”, 2 de marzo de 2018...

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