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Company response
19 January 2020

Kirin's response

Author: Kirin

...Kirin shares the concerns of the international community regarding the serious questions being raised about human rights in Myanmar....

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Company response
15 January 2020

Telstra's response

Author: Andrew Penn, CEO, Telstra

 17 January 2020...

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Story
14 January 2020

Australia: Offshore call centre employees allegedly suffer racism, depression, & health problems but receive low wages

A recent media report raises a number of allegations concerning the use of offshore call centre operators, namely: (1) workers are often subjected to racism; (2) they experience work-related stress leading to clinical depression; (3) their health...

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Article
13 January 2020

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...

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Article
13 January 2020

UK: Women still underrepresented in top jobs across all sectors, study finds

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....

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Article
11 January 2020
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Author: Sibylle Laurent, LCI (France)

« Discrimination à l'embauche : pas de "name and shame" pour les entreprises épinglées ? », 8 janvier 2020...

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Article
9 January 2020

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...

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Company non-response
1 January 2020

Dodo did not respond

Author: Dodo

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Company non-response
1 January 2020

JP Morgan Chase & Co did not respond

Author: JP Morgan Chase & Co

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Article
19 December 2019

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...

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