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24 September 2018

USA: Former Microsoft executive argues for cos. to urgently act to advance opportunity for all, in time of deep distress

Author: Jeff Raikes (Raikes Foundation & former Microsoft)

"We Need Corporate America in the Fight for Justice", 05 Sep 2018...

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21 September 2018

USA: Ex-employee files lawsuit against Southwest Airlines alleging racial discrimination

Author: Christina Zhao, Newsweek

"Ex-Southwest Employee Says Airline Had 'Whites Only' Break Room", 21 Sep 2018...

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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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10 September 2018

Commentary: Leveraging the best of human values & ability alongside AI promise greater progress in fairness & accountability

Author: Bernard Shen, OpenGlobalRights

"Mitigating unfair bias in artificial intelligence," 4 September 2018...

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10 September 2018

So. Africa: White workers at Sasol's plant say they are "alienated" by shares allocation exclusive to black employees

Author: AFP

"White S. African workers march against black share scheme"...

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7 September 2018

BSR launches human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence

BSR has published three papers  describing a human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to AI within and beyond the technology sector. These papers explore the importance of a rights-based approach for governing and...

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7 September 2018

USA: Nike sparks controversy by making activist Colin Kaepernick face of campaign

Author: Kevin Draper & Ken Belson, The New York Times (USA)

"Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Campaign Keeps N.F.L. Anthem Kneeling in Spotlight", 03 Sep 2018...

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6 September 2018

USA: Bank of America accused of freezing customer accounts after asking about citizenship status; includes company comments

Author: Rob Wile, The Miami Herald

"He's been studying in the U.S. legally for 7 years. Bank of America froze his account anyway," 30 August 2018...

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6 September 2018

USA: JP Morgan Chase to pay $19.5 mln. to settle employees' lawsuit alleging racial discrimination

Author: Max Abelson, Bloomberg News (USA)

"JPMorgan Will Pay $24 Million to End Lawsuit From Black Advisers", 4 Sep 2018...

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5 September 2018

Indigenous people in the defenders database: Killings are more common than for the rest of defenders

Investigate further on the Business, Civic Freedoms & Human Rights Defenders Portal

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