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Response by Ericsson: Human Rights First says companies providing surveillance technology to oppressive regimes in the Middle East contribute to human rights abuses.
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In response to a call from UNHCR [UN High Commissioner for Refugees] to "do 1 thing" to support refugees, Ericsson…is leading an industry initiative to use technology as a force for good in support of the refugee cause…Ericsson, Refugees United and...
Author: Greenpeace East Asia, ChemSec, Business for Social Responsibility's China Training Institute
[T]he “Business Lecture on Hazardous Chemicals Substitution and Elimination” tries to reach out to corporations in China that…want to take efforts to avoid the use and release of the most hazardous and risky chemicals. The event will introduce...
Author: María Prandi, Juan Andrés Cano y Daniel Arenas, Escola de Cultura de Pau, Instituto de Innovación Social, Universidad de Barcelona [España]
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Author: Trend News Agency
Huawei Technologies…a Chinese telecom giant, filled the vacuum created in Iran's government-controlled mobile-phone industry when Western companies pulled back…in 2009…Huawei recently signed a contract to install equipment for a system at Iran's...
Author: Michael Kan, IDG News
The U.S. Department of State said on Wednesday it is investigating Huawei Technologies for allegedly providing censorship and mobile phone tracking technology to Iran, following a request from six U.S. lawmakers. The Department of State "shares the...
Human Rights First & OWNI Digital Journalism articles on surveillance technology & oppressive regimes
Author: Meg Roggensack and Betsy Walters, Human Rights First, OWNI Digital Journalism; reponses compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In November 2011, Human Rights First published a blog entitled "Excuses, excuses: Surveillance Technology and Oppressive Regimes", alleging that companies providing surveillance technology to oppressive regimes in the Middle East contribute to human...
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Author: Norges Bank Investment Management
9 companies...received top marks for reporting on social or environmental risks in 2011. More than a third of the companies in the annual evaluation by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)...scored zero. “Failure to manage social and environmental...
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Author: Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, Wall Street Journal
[T]he entire Iranian telecom and technology industry should be blacklisted and closed to foreign companies unless they can certify to the U.S. government that any sales of technology to Iran will facilitate Iranians' access to safe and open...