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22 May 2018

Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking, UN Global Compact & RESPECT initiative launch interactive map of anti-trafficking organisations

The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT), United Nations Global Compact and the RESPECT Initiative (comprised of the Global Initiative, Babson College's Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and IOM) have launched...

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18 May 2018

Commentary: AI can help strengthen supply chain transparency but also create human rights risks for workers

Author: Emre Eren Korkmaz, OpenGlobalRights

"Artifical intelligence can be a boon for businesses, but can it protect workers?" 17 May 2018...

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17 May 2018
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Author: El Diario de la República

“Un tema pendiente” - 14 de mayo de 2018...

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15 May 2018

Uganda: NGOs accuse LafargeHolcim of neglecting former child labourers in its supply chain; includes company's comments

Bread for all & the Catholic Lenten Fund have accused LafargeHolcim of failing to resolve alleged child labour issues in its subsidiaries in Uganda. The company and its subsidiary, Hima Cement, have denied resorting to the use of child labour in...

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5 May 2018
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Author: Expansión (México)

“El aumento de la demanda del cobalto agudiza el problema del trabajo infantil” – 3 de mayo de 2018...

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4 May 2018
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Author: Daimler

...Seit 2015 arbeiten wir mit einer eigens entwickelten und Daimler-spezifischen Methode, dem Daimler Human Rights Respect System (HRRS)... Im Jahr 2017 haben wir unser bisheriges zweistufiges Verfahren zur Risikoprüfung auf Basis der Erfahrunge...

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2 May 2018

How electric car & tech companies could be using child labour-mined cobalt from small-scale miners in Dem. Rep. of Congo; includes companies' comments

Car and technology companies source cobalt, which is used in powering electric vehicles and smartphones, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A CNN investigation has revealed that children still work in some smaller mines, posing a challenge for the...

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1 May 2018

Civil society briefing on EU Regulation on due diligence in mineral supply chains provides guidance to companies, Member States & EU Commission

Author: Global Witness, Amnesty Int'l, Germanwatch & 14 other NGOs

"Advice note to companies, member states, and the European Commission: Implementation of the EU regulation laying down supply chain due diligence obligations for Union importers of tin, tantalum, and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating from...

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30 April 2018
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Anlässlich des 5. Jahrestags des Einsturzes der Rana Plaza Textilfabrik in Bangladesch bietet das Business & Human Rights Resource Centre mit diesem Briefing einen aktuellen Einblick in das Thema Menschenrechte und menschenrechtliche Sorgfaltspfli...

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25 April 2018

India: Deaths of Indian tea estates under the World Bank's watch

Author: Accountabilitea, India

"Nine Years of Neglect: Deaths of Indian Tea Estates under the World Bank's Watch", 27 April 2018...

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