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11 September 2018

Germany: Siemens urges employees to speak out against xenophobia & discrimination following protests; co. says principles are vital for business

Author: Ivana Kottasová, CNN Money

"Siemens warns of dangers of xenophobia after violent protests in Germany", 5 Sep 2018...

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12 August 2018

Asia: Activists build movements to combat discrimination and violence against indigenous peoples

Author: Josef Benedict, Civicus

"Asia home to largest number of indigenous peoples: Activists building a movement in face of attacks," 09 August 2018...

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6 August 2018

L'Oréal announces support for UN Global LGBTI Standards of Conduct for Business

Author: Global Cosmetics News

"BEAUTY FOR ALL: L’ORÉAL ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR UN GLOBAL LGBTI STANDARDS OF CONDUCT FOR BUSINESS", 1 August 2018...

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27 July 2018

Canada: Chick-fil-A's first opening in the country faces protests from Pro-LGBTQ rights consumers

Author: Mary Hanbury, Business Insider UK

"'You are not welcome here': Pro-LGBTQ-rights consumers vow to boycott Chick-fil-A after it announces it's opening in Toronto", 27 July 2018...

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9 July 2018

Commentary: Human rights have been peripheral in debate on impacts of artificial intelligence, despite significant added value

Author: Christiaan van Veen & Corinne Cath, Data & Society

"Artificial Intelligence: What’s Human Rights Got To Do With It?", 14 May 2018...

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4 July 2018

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to focus mandate on safeguarding rights in the era of AI

Author: Dunja Mijatović, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe

"Safeguarding human rights in the era of artificial intelligence", 3 July 2018...

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3 July 2018

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly...has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry. [They] were developed in consultation with a diverse set of...

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2 July 2018

INGOs Conference of the Council of Europe now includes webpage on business & human rights

Author: Council of Europe

Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)3 of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to member States on Human Rights and Business was adopted in March 2016......

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25 June 2018

USA: More women are attaining law firm partnerships since the Me Too movement, according to a report

Author: Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal

"More women are attaining law firm partnerships: Is the Me Too movement providing a boost?" 22 June 2018...

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