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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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NGO rejoinder
7 August 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Changement climatique ; La Cour Suprême autorise un procès opposant 21 jeunes aux Etats-Unis », 7 août 2018...

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1 August 2018

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...

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Article
9 July 2018

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...

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Article
4 June 2018

Commentary: Investors & companies should care about human rights in the digital age

Author: Isabel Ebert, A4ID

"Guest post: why investors should care about business and human rights in the digita age," 4 June 2018...

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Article
3 June 2018

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...

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Company non-response
16 May 2018

ILVA did not respond

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.

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  • This is a non response from the following companies: ILVA Group
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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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Report
14 May 2018
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Author: Misereor

"Rohstoffe für die Energiewende: Menschenrechtliche und ökologische Verantwortung in einem Zukunftsmarkt", Februar 2018...

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17 April 2018
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Am 2. April veröffentlichte die TagesWoche einen Artikel anlässlich der Beförderung von Novartis Ethik-Chefin Shannon Klinger in die Geschäftsleitung des Unternehmens. Der Artikel äußert zudem Bedenken über die Patentpolitik und Zugang zu Medikamenten,...

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