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1 March 2020

China: 83 major brands implicated in report on forced labour of ethnic minorities from Xinjiang assigned to factories across provinces; Includes company responses

In March 2020, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) published a report Uyghurs for sale: ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang, which identified 83 foreign and Chinese companies as allegedly directly or indirectly...

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1 March 2020

Major brands implicated in report on forced labour beyond Xinjiang

Author: Australian Strategic Policy Institute

[The Australian Strategic Policy Institute published a report entitled "Uyghurs for sale - ‘Re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang" in February 2020.]...

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26 January 2011

How local governments rig the land-use game [China]

Author: Caixin [China]

Villagers and farmers across the country have seen land rights trampled upon in the name of economic development [for clubs, villas, resorts, factories, etc.]…from the central government's perspective, local government support is illicit if the land...

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18 January 2011
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Author: propos recueilli par Véronique Smée, Novethic

Pékin a créé un dispositif demandant aux agences locales de l'environnement de publier la liste noire des entreprises qui ne respectent pas les seuils de pollution autorisés...Explications avec Joëlle Brohier, co-fondatrice du site RSE et PED,...

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1 July 2007

[PDF] A Study of Sustainability Reporting in China - A Journey to Discover Values

Author: Syntao (sponsored by Oxfam Hong Kong)

By adopting the SustainAbility methodology, we found the Chinese sustainability reports do relatively well in terms of their presentation of performance, governance, and strategy. Yet at the same time, we found that Chinese sustainability reports are...

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6 October 2006

[PDF] Incorporating Responsibility 2008 Campaign: Maximizing the Impact of CSR in China

Author: Human Rights in China

Although CSR is currently the focus of mainly corporate, government and international policy actors, this growing interest in CSR activities, and references to international economic and social, as well as civil and political human rights standards in...

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2 October 2006

335 Companies Delisted as Part of Quality Drive

Author: UN Global Compact

As part of the general strategic drive towards elevating the integrity and accountability of the initiative, the Global Compact Office today announced that it has removed 335 companies from its global list of participants. This step conforms to the...

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30 August 2006

[PDF] Fortune China’s special edition on CSR [begins on pg. 1]

Author: Brian Ho, CSR Asia Weekly

Fortune China...has...publish[ed] a special edition on CSR...[It] uses case studies to illustrate the real situation of big companies doing CSR on the mainland...The coverage [has] two parts. The first part is entitled “What can be changed by CSR?” ...

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1 August 2006

What change will CSR bring? [China]

Author: Fortune China, special edition on corporate social responsibility

[Original article in Chinese. Title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.]...

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22 August 2005

Waking Up To Their Rights - A grassroots movement of activists and lawyers is helping increasingly assertive workers get their due [China]

Author: Dexter Roberts, BusinessWeek

...[A] network of training centers and legal aid clinics are giving workers support and helping them take thousands of their grievances to the courts each year...There's still only sporadic enforcement of rules on everything from overtime pay to child...

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