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22 September 2016
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Author: Noticias SIN (República Dominicana)

“Unicef aboga por política responsabilidad social para disminuir explotación sexual infantil”, 21 de Septiembre de 2016...

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29 August 2016
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16 August 2016

Kenya: Equity Group sponsors 64 students from poor backgrounds to top global universities

Author: George Ngigi, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Equity Group sponsors 64 students to top US universities"...

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12 July 2016

Kenya: China Road & Bridge says its community projects including roads & boreholes positively impacting lives

Author: Dominic Omondi, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“SGR contractor bids to win hearts with projects along rail line”...

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20 June 2016

Human Rights Translated 2.0: A Business Reference Guide

Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact

This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...

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14 June 2016

Indonesia: Govt. & private companies partner on forest fire prevention projects following last year’s massive fires

Last year's forest fires and resulting haze linked to the clearing of plantations reportedly resulted in economic losses of over $16 billion in Indonesia alone. The health and livelihood impacts also reached neighboring Malaysia and Singapore -- even...

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13 June 2016
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Author: Jean Pierre Malou, Sud Quotidien (Sénégal)

"Financement de projets sociaux et infrastructures de base - 618 millions de Gold Corporation SA pour Kedougou", 8 juin 2016...

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16 May 2016

Tanzania: Acacia partners with local groups to improve health services around mining areas

Author: Pius Rugonzibwa, Tanzania Daily News

"Improving Health Services Around Gold Mining Areas"...

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28 July 2014

Nigeria: Huawei supports initiative to empower youth in ICT

Author: Jonah Nwokpoku, Vanguard (Nigeria) 28 July 2014

“Huawei invests N80m to empower African youth in ICT”...

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25 July 2014

New good practice note endorsed by UN Global Compact Working Group: "Organizing the Human Rights Function within a Company"

Author: Rachel Davis & David Kovick (Shift), UN Global Compact

"Organizing the Human Rights Function within a Company: A Good Practice Noted endorsed by the United Nations Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group on 15 May 2014", 15 May 2014...

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