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21 February 2019

Topshop cleaner wins payout after being sacked for living wage protest

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20 February 2019

After Brumadinho, Vale should be de-listed from the UN Global Compact, say civil society groups

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20 February 2019

Weekly Update 20 February 2019: Court dismisses lawsuit against Dakota Pipeline activists

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20 February 2019

Will Germany become a leader in the drive for corporate due diligence on human rights?

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18 February 2019

Amazon, eBay & Walmart allegedly sell goods made with Turkmen cotton produced with forced labor

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14 February 2019

New report: Transforming the global apparel industry through worker-led strategies

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13 February 2019

Weekly Update 13 February: Shell in Dutch court over alleged complicity in deaths of Ogoni activists in Nigeria

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12 February 2019

A supply chain of complicity: Labour exploitation in Qatar and migrant workers' access to justice

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11 February 2019

German Development Ministry drafts law on mandatory human rights due diligence for German companies

As reported by German newspaper TAZ (“Die Tageszeitung”) on 10 February 2019, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has drafted an as of yet unpublished law on mandatory human rights due diligence for German compan...

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11 February 2019

Papua New Guinea: Mining co. Lihir Gold accused of water over-extraction & mine waste dumping in marine environment

A media report by Radio New Zealand (linked below) raises allegations about Newcrest's subsidiary, Lihir Gold Limited's (LGL), over-extraction of water for its operations and dumping of mine waste in the marine environment which has detrimentally...

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