Daewoo International (part of Posco)

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Daewoo International was acquired by Posco in August 2010.

Daewoo Group broke up during 1999-2002 into a number of companies, including Daewoo International. Please see also our separate sections on GM Daewoo Auto & Technology, Daewoo Electronics and Daewoo Group, each of which is separate from Daewoo International.

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26 June 2013

Shwe gas and Myanmar-China oil transport projects – reports & company responses (Apr-Jun 2013)

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The Shwe natural gas and Myanmar-China oil transport projects are two of Myanmar’s largest energy projects. Two pipelines running through Myanmar will transport gas from the Shwe fields in Myanmar, and oil from the Middle East and Africa, to China. ...

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Company response
25 June 2013

Daewoo International's response

Author: Daewoo International

It is certain...that Nike produces...shoes by using the material supplied by Busan Factory, made of synthetic fibers which are absolutely not related to cotton, and Busan Factory’s business has entirely nothing to do with cotton produced in Uzbekistan...

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Company response
11 June 2013

Daewoo International response

Author: Daewoo International

[Daewoo International's response to petition calling on US customs agency to stop imports from company due to use of cotton harvested with forced labour in Uzbekistan]. Daewoo International Corporation (“Daewoo”) is and has always been strongly...

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Company response
6 June 2013

Daewoo International's response

Author: Daewoo International

First of all, we, Daewoo International Corporation fully understand that the Uzbek forced labor issue must be solved as soon as possible without reference to adult or child. Because Daewoo International Corporation, having interests of local company...

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3 June 2013
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Author: Thibault Lescuyer, Novethic [France] (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

Depuis qu'en 2005 des ONG ont lancé les premières alertes, le travail forcé dans les champs de coton en Ouzbékistan continue. Aux Etats-Unis et en Angleterre, des ONG ou parlementaires remettent la pression sur la filière, tandis qu'en France, la...

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15 May 2013

Leading Labor Rights Watchdog Calls on U.S. Customs Service to Halt Imports of Forced Labor Cotton from Uzbekistan

Author: International Labor Rights Forum

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Daewoo and Indorama to respond. Responses provided]. A formal complaint against the importation of cotton from Uzbekistan grown and harvested with forced labor was filed today by the International...

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17 April 2013

Nike’s Forced Labor Secret: Nike Shelters Supplier Profiting from Forced Labor

Author: International Labor Rights Forum

Uzbek human rights activists, political leaders, and prominent dissidents released an open letter today calling on Nike (NYSE: NKE) to stop doing business with Daewoo International [part of POSCO], the largest processor of forced labor cotton in...

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12 March 2013

[PDF] Issue 4: Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children - Mar 2013

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions by UN Committee on the Rights of the Child,...

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20 February 2013

Cotton Campaign calls for stronger commitment from H&M to rid supply chain of Uzbek child & forced labour

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited H&M, Daewoo Intl. and POSCO to respond. Responses provided.] Reports continue to allege the use of child & forced labour in Uzbek cotton harvests...In December 2012, Cotton Campaign pointed...

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30 October 2012

Myanmar's Ethnic Conflict Flares In Shadow Of Asian Oil Investments

Author: Simon Montlake, Forbes

[E]thnic violence has spread in western...Burma...killing scores of civilians and displacing over 32,000 people...[T]he unrest spells particular risk for Asian energy firms...This is an operational hub for multi-billion dollar investments by Daewoo...

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