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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...
Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
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NGOs call for Bilateral Investment Treaty between Tanzania and The Netherlands that respects human rights
Civil society organisations in east Africa have urged governments to adopt a more people centered approach to investment policy and deal making and ensure that laws are responsive to human rights, promote gender equity and support environment...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
- Related companies: IBM Microsoft
Author: Isabel Ebert, A4ID
"Guest post: why investors should care about business and human rights in the digita age," 4 June 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
- Related companies: Facebook
Laos: Banana workers sickened by chemicals used on Chinese-owned farms; pregnant workers especially at risk
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Lao Banana Workers Sickened by Chemicals Used on Farms", 30 May 2018...
We invited ILVA to respond to concerns about the human rights and environmental impacts of the ILVA steel plant in Taranto. The company did not respond.
- This is a non response from the following companies: ILVA Group
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...