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27 January 2020

Elections in Africa are 'vulnerable to digital threats' says Kofi Annan Commission

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24 January 2020

Cambodia: 23 brands, associations and CSOs call on PM to address labour rights issues

 

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23 January 2020

Apparel brands' purchasing practices contribute 'substantially' to low wages and labour abuse in India - report

 

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22 January 2020

Companies can support LGBTI equality by backing the UN Standards of Conduct for Business

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22 January 2020

Weekly Update 22 January: Davos 2020 - Activists & Investors press companies to tackle climate crisis

  Our run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs and events announcements. READ THE FULL UPDATE Archive of past Weekly Updates since 2005 Weekly update sign-up

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21 January 2020

BHRRC joins international mission in Mexico on Metlapanapa River human rights defenders

     

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20 January 2020

Cambodia: About 140 hotel employees demand compensation after the hotel is shut down

Approximately 140 former staff of the now shuttered Great Duke Hotel in the capital are planning a strike this morning to seek a resolution from owners of the hotel as compensation is now overdue. The hotel has been shut down since December 2019.

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20 January 2020

US pharma companies need price regulation amid focus on stock prices and executive pay

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19 January 2020

Myanmar: Kirin's subsidiaries allegedly maintain business ties with Myanmar's military; company responds

The Guardian's article, "Australian craft beer brewer faces criticism over partnership with Myanmar military", alleges that Kirin’s business partnership with the Myanmar military “provides not only much-needed foreign currency for the isolated Myanmar...

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19 January 2020

Philippines: Labour group alleges labour rights violations of Korean-owned Se Jung Apparel; company did not respond

An article posted by a labour-rights watch group Partido Manggagawa alleges that Korean-owned Se Jung Apparel has “maintained its illegal and hardline stance that it will grant the 13th month pay in March instead of December". The article further...

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