USA: Companies weighing their options on how best to achieve compliance with SEC rules on conflict minerals reporting
Author: Resilinc, on PRweb
“High Tech Companies Weigh Merit of Conflict Minerals Reporting Automation”, 6 January 2015...
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Author: David Batstone & Kilian Moote, Guardian
Children in the slums of India today are stitching footballs that will be sold at bargain prices in Australian retail stores…why don't companies feel more pressure to secure a "clean supply chain…So, if it's not consumer pressure or the prospect of...
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Author: Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, Wall Street Journal
[T]he entire Iranian telecom and technology industry should be blacklisted and closed to foreign companies unless they can certify to the U.S. government that any sales of technology to Iran will facilitate Iranians' access to safe and open...
Author: Steve Stechlow, Reuters
A Chinese telecommunications equipment company has sold Iran's largest telecom firm a powerful surveillance system capable of monitoring landline, mobile and internet communications, interviews and contract documents show. The system was part of a.....
The World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business "ethically" and translate those words into action. WME honorees not only promote ethical business standards and...
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Author: Agence France Presse
A US senator on Tuesday asked 30 leading companies...for information about their human rights practices in China after Google's threat to leave the country over cyberattacks and Web censorship...The letters were sent to Acer, Amazon, Apple, AT&T,...
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Author: E News Park Forest
Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) sent a letter today to 26 tech companies, urging them to join a voluntary code of conduct known as the Global Network Initiative (GNI) [on freedom of expression, privacy...
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Author: Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking & CALL+RESPONSE
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Author: Rebecca MacKinnon, Research Fellow at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for internet and Society, co-founder of Global Voices Online, in YaleGlobal
Despite the multinationals' claims of innocence – and ignorance – more and more critics...are calling for "consequences for companies found to be deliberately aiding censorship and political repression."...Microsoft...has stuck to the following...