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6 August 2008

Bad connections report & company responses

Author: Compiled by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 30 May 2008 DanWatch released a report called “Bad Connections: How your mobile phone is linked to abuse, fraud and unfair mining practices in DR Congo”, which alleged that mobile phone companies using cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo are...

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1 June 2008
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Author: Greenpeace

L’objectif de ce guide est d’offrir un outil aux gens pour éclairer leurs choix de consommation mais aussi de faire émerger une demande forte de produits électroniques économes en énergie, exempts de substances dangereuses, qui pourront ensuite être...

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1 June 2008
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30 May 2008

DanWatch report says mobile phone companies using cobalt from Dem. Rep of Congo risk supporting human rights abuses

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30 May 2008

[PDF] Bad connections: How your mobile phone is linked to abuse, fraud and unfair mining practices in DR Congo

Author: DanWatch

This DanWatch study looks into the linkages between mobile phones and unfair mining practices in developing countries with cobalt extraction in DR Congo as a concrete example. The aim of the study is to show how cobalt extracted with unfair mining...

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15 May 2008

News: Foreign Businesses, Organizations Support Disaster Relief

Author: Maria Trombly, Emerging China

Foreign businesses, organizations and embassies reacted quickly after the Monday earthquake with offers of aid and support. On Wednesday, General Electric announced a US$2 million donation...GE has mobilized local field support engineers to help with...

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9 May 2008

Toll-free mobile service to give rural Africa access to medics

Author: Okuttah Mark , Daily Nation [Kenya]

A toll-free mobile service being launched in selected remote areas in Africa promises to save lives by connecting people with emergency medical cases to health personnel. Under the initiative...health workers will also be trained through mobile phone...

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8 April 2008
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Author: Europa Press

El primer Monitor Español de Igualdad laboral (MEIL)...refleja que sectores como el farmacéutico y el asegurador son los más sensibles respecto a la igualdad de género…[E]l estudio indica que casi dos terceras partes de las empresas españolas están...

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26 March 2008

UNDP Signs Development Deal For Chinese Mobile Solutions

Author: ChinaCSR

Ericsson and United Nations Development Programme have signed an agreement to explore ways for mobile telephony and networks to improve access to health, government, education and financial services in rural China...This three-year public-private...

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7 March 2008

Ericsson employs mobile solutions to improve women's health, education and socioeconomic status

Author: Ericsson

In support of International Women's Day 2008, Ericsson today announced its continuing commitment to women's health and to raising their socioeconomic status around the world with initiatives employing mobile telephony and high-speed mobile-broadband...

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