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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...
...Kirin shares the concerns of the international community regarding the serious questions being raised about human rights in Myanmar....
- Related stories: Myanmar: Lion Little World Beverages and New Belgium Brewing, Kirin's subsidiaries, allegedly maintain business ties with Myanmar's military; company responds
- This is a response from the following companies: Kirin Little Lion World Beverages (part of Kirin) New Belgium Brewing (part of Kirin)
New owner of New Belgium Brewing, Kirin's subsidiary Little Lion World Beverages criticised over partnership with Myanmar's military
Author: David Pred
"Australian craft beer brewer faces criticism over partnership with Myanmar military", 28 Dec 2019...
Italian National Fashion Chamber's 100 members adopt manifesto to improve racial and gender diversity
Author: Colleen Barry / AP, Time
"'We Saw There Is Disparity.' Italian Fashion World Adopts Diversity Agenda", 12 Jan 2020...
Author: Helen Pidd, The Guardian
Women are still vastly underrepresented in positions of power, with such slow progress being made in many sectors that the UK is still “generations away” from achieving equality, according to research....
Canada: Indigenous man and 12-year-old handcuffed at bank in suspected racial profiling incident; incl. comment from Bank of Montreal
Author: Angela Sterritt, CBC News
"Indigenous grandfather and 12-year-old handcuffed in front of Vancouver bank after trying to open an account", 9 January 2020...
- Related companies: Bank of Montreal
USA: Federal study confirms racial bias of many facial-recognition systems, casts doubt on their expanding use
Author: Drew Harwell, Washington Post
Facial-recognition systems misidentified people of color more often than white people, a landmark federal study released... shows, casting new doubts on a rapidly expanding investigative technique widely used by law enforcement across the United States...
Chinese companies could unleash huge potentials to promote gender equality through responsible business practices
Author: Huang Zhong, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
In April 2019, a colleague and I conducted a two-week field study in Nepal to examine the social dimension of risks and opportunities linked to sustainable Chinese overseas investment… the research reveals that in spite of progress made in the legal...
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
- Related in-depth areas: 中资企业海外投资