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1 April 2007

[PDF] full report: "The production of electronic components for the IT industries: Changing labour force requirements in a global economy [see in particular chapters 6 & 7]

Author: Intl. Labour Organization

[see in particular the table 7.1 on pg. 114 that indicates for the following companies whether they have a Code of Conduct, participate in Electronics Industry Code of Conduct & Global e-Sustainability Initiative, publish a social report, follow...

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28 March 2007

China's proposed labour law reform: concerns about US & European industry association lobbying; company responses & non-responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited several US & European companies to respond to concerns about the positions taken by industry associations regarding China's proposed labour law reform. [As of 27 Mar 2007: - The following...

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11 March 2007

Ericsson: "Code of Conduct" [PDF]

[scroll to pg. 3]

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7 March 2007

StEP - Solving the e-waste problem

Welcome to StEP – an initiative of various UN organizations with the overall aim to solve the e-waste problem. Together with prominent members from industry, governments, international organizations, NGOs and the science sector actively participating...

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7 March 2007

UN agencies, govt. bodies & 16 companies launch global "StEP" alliance to tackle e-waste (companies incl. Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Philips)

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1 March 2007

China: Global Labor Strategies report follows up on lobbying by intl. firms & US business groups on draft labour law

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1 March 2007

[PDF] Appendices to Undue Influence: Corporations Gain Ground in Battle over China’s New Labor Law

Author: Global Labor Strategies

- "Appendix A: Voices from China" [includes comments by Chinese citizens on draft law]......

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1 March 2007

[PDF] full report: "Undue Influence: Corporations Gain Ground in Battle over China's New Labor Law"

Author: Global Labor Strategies

Corporations operating in China are claiming success in pressuring the Chinese government to weaken or abandon significant pro-worker reforms it had proposed... Now both the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham) and the US-China Business...

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8 February 2007

[DOC] The Ruggie Report and a Corporate-Conduct Regime

Author: Bart Mongoven & Dan Kornfield, Stratfor

Harvard University professor John Ruggie, the U.N. special representative to the secretary-general on business and human rights, is expected to issue his final report to the U.N. Human Rights Council in March. His report will mark the culmination of...

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3 February 2007

Business and human rights – Corporate leaders group putting human rights in focus

Author: Lisa Roner, Ethical Corporation

In November, the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights, a business-led effort to develop a corporate approach to human rights, announced the additions of GE and Ericsson to its roster. Advisers to the group say its growing breadth and depth...

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