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« La Fair Labor Association et l’ASN Bank annoncent un projet de suivi des données salariales pour les travailleurs de l’habillement », 14 mai 2019 La Fair Labor Association et l’ASN Bank ont annoncé un projet visant à faire progresser la collecte e...
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....
Author: Abdimalik Hajir, Standard Digital (Kenya)
"Safaricom launches Sh43m children's diabetes clinic"...
- Related companies: Safaricom
Indonesia: Bank of China to evaluate Batang Toru hydropower project to promote green finance, fulfill social responsibility
Author: Jakarta Post
"Bank of China to evaluate Batang Toru hydropower plant project", 14 March 2019...
On 13 February 2019, a group of human rights experts adopted the Abidjan Principles, which seek to strengthen existing efforts to ensure that the right to education is protected in the context of growing private actor involvement in education.
Author: Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia
"Rights Groups Urge Laos to Include The Poor in Decision-Making, Ahead of UN Expert's Visit", 6 February 2019...
Asia Pacific: Richard Branson launches B-Team Australasia; an entrepreneurial collective advocating for responsible business
Author: Sarah Kimmorley, Business Insider Australia
"Richard Branson's The B-Team launches in Australia", 10 October 2018...
Consumers increasingly boycott products & services if they disagree with business' stance on important issues
Author: Marjorie Benzkofer, Fleishman Hillard (USA)
"Navigating Zero Gravity", Oct 3 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: CEO activism and other positive business initiatives to protect civic freedoms
Author: Stanley Opara, The Guardian (Nigeria)
"Communities reject oil firms’ refusal to relocate headquaters to Niger Delta"...
Nigeria: Google's free internet in selected cities will increase access to information & could transform lives
Author: Adeyemi Adepetun, The Guardian (Nigeria)
"10m Nigerians to get free Wi-Fi facilities as Google Station opens"...
- Related companies: Google (part of Alphabet)