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15 May 2019
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Author: Mode in Textile

« 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...

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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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1 April 2019

Kenya: Safaricom launches children's diabetes clinic in a high prevalence area

Author: Abdimalik Hajir, Standard Digital (Kenya)

"Safaricom launches Sh43m children's diabetes clinic"...

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17 March 2019

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...

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4 March 2019

New principles on the right to education & private actors adopted by human rights experts

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.

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9 February 2019

Laos: Groups urge poor's participation in decision-making process for investment projects

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...

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14 October 2018

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...

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3 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...

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28 August 2018

Nigeria: Oil companies urged to ensure oil-rich Niger Delta benefits; including from taxes

Author: Stanley Opara, The Guardian (Nigeria)

"Communities reject oil firms’ refusal to relocate headquaters to Niger Delta"...

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31 July 2018

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"...

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