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25 May 2018

Romania: Coal mining activities of Complexul Energetic Oltenia allegedly linked to premature deaths

On 15 May 2018, Aljazeera published an article entitled "The hidden cost of coal in Romania". Here, coal is used to produce about a quarter of the country's energy. The article also talks about the impact on human rights, health and the environment of...

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22 May 2018

Commentary: Gov'ts & businesses must listen to communities to address human rights abuses related to resource extraction in the Pacific

Author: Amy Sinclair, New Matilda

"The Tyranny Of Distance: Corporate Harm On The Frontline In The Pacific," 18 May 2018...

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17 May 2018

Commentary: Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking focuses on survivor employment & support for SMEs

Author: Mark P. Lagon, Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

"Undoing slavery: business coalition tackles unmet needs," 17 May 2018...

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16 May 2018

Commentary: As artificial intelligence progresses, we must define responsibility & embed respect for human rights

Author: Dunstan Allison-Hope & Mark Hodge, OpenGlobalRights

"As artifical intelligence progresses, what does real responsibility look like?" 16 May 2018...

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16 May 2018

Italy: Govt. allegedly failed to prevent environmental & health risks associated with ILVA steel plant, argues report; incl. co non-response

On 13 April 2018, Human Rights International Corner (HRIC), FIDH, Unione Forense per la Tutela dei Diritti Umani and Peacelink published a report entitled "The Environmental Disaster and Human Rights Violations of ILVA Steel Plant in Italy". The repor...

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16 May 2018

Kenya: 44 dead after wall of a dam in a private agribusiness bursts

Author: Rita Damary, The Star (Kenya)

"44 swept to death as Nakuru dam bursts wall"...

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16 May 2018

Kenya: Protesters picket outside restaurant for alleged discrimination against breastfeeding customer; includes company's comments

Author: Aggrey Omboki, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Olive restaurant in Nairobi sorry over breastfeeding gaffe"...

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1 May 2018

Myanmar: Govt. to cooperate with ILO on work safety, health for young

Author: Myanmar Times

"Government to cooperate with ILO on work safety, health for young," 30 April 2018...

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26 April 2018

AstraZeneca & Standard Chartered show best practices by leveraging their core competencies to invest in children, NGO says

Author: Global Child Forum

"Corporate Programs For Children's Rights – Guidance And Best Practice", March 2018...

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Report
26 April 2018

Global Child Forum publishes report on investor insights into children’s rights

Author: Global Child Forum; GES International

"Investor Insights on Children’s Rights", March 2018...

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