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20 May 2019

Companies call on people to vote in EU elections amid concerns over rising nationalism

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14 May 2019

Dutch Senate votes to adopt child labour due diligence law

On 7 February 2017, the lower house of the Dutch Parliament adopted a law introducing a duty of care to prevent child labour. As currently drafted, the “Child Labour Due Diligence Law”, would require companies selling goods and services to Dutch end...

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14 May 2019
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10 May 2019

Australia: Qantas confirms commitment to social justice issues, including LGBTI, indigenous and women’s rights

Author: AAP, news.com.au

"Qantas will continue to campaign on social justice issues", 9 May 2019...

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30 April 2019

Sierra Leone: Diamond industry association,Rapaport Group, makes proposals to ensure local communities benefit from artisanal mining

Author: Abdul Rashid Thomas, The Sierra Leone Telegraph

"New diamond mining strategy could benefit mining communities in Sierra Leone", 22 April 2019....

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22 April 2019
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« Notre-Dame : pourquoi la générosité des milliardaires et des multinationales pose question », 17 avril 2019 ...

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14 April 2019

Indonesia: Checklist of best practices to better enable sustainability-linked infrastructure financing needed

Author: Muhamad Al Azhari, Jakarta Globe

"Attracting Private Financing for Green Projects Needs Concerted Efforts: HSBC", 10 April 2019...

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11 April 2019

New Zealand: Business leaders take stand against racism in the workplace

Author: Human Rights Commission, Community Scoop

"Human Rights Commission supports business leaders' stand", 8 April 2019...

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19 March 2019

Interview: Co's will support EU law on due diligence but need assurances on liability, says sustainability & human rights lead for Mondelez

Author: Benjamin Fox, Euractiv.com

Many companies like ours [Mondelez] are already implementing due diligence measures and we want to avoid a patchwork of legislation at national level…it’s important to have a level playing field....

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16 February 2019

Australia: Investor report says Australian cos. 'significantly exposed' to modern slavery; provides guide on Modern Slavery Act reporting

A report by the Australian Council for Superannuation Investors says Australian companies are “significantly exposed” to modern slavery in their supply chains. Among the sectors that are most vulnerable are financial services, mining, construction and...

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