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20 January 2016
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19 January 2016

Amnesty Intl. report exposes child labour behind smart phone & electric car batteries

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10 November 2015

Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China

On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. 

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6 October 2015

China: Danwatch investigations found forced interns at Wistron - manufacturer of HP, Dell & Lenovo servers - companies respond

Danwatch has investigated the supply chain of servers bought by European universities and found that...tens of thousands of Chinese students are sent by their schools - many of them forced, on irrelevant internships to the assembly lines of electronic...

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29 June 2015
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1 May 2015

An Inspiring Peer - Business leaders reflect on the leadership and work of Ed Potter

Author: Mark Hodge, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

On June 1st, Ed Potter, Director of Global Workplace Rights at The Coca-Cola Company retires. In order to mark the occasion of Ed's retirement, a number of business leaders wanted to express their appreciation for his contribution to the agenda and to...

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29 January 2015
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Author: Brot für Alle, Hightechrating CH

Im vorliegenden Firmenrating wurde das unternehmerische Handeln (Corporate Social Responsibility CSR) der für die Schweiz wichtigsten Hersteller von IT-Produkten bewertet. Die Untersuchung deckt die Themenbereiche Arbeitsrechte, Umwelt und...

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25 November 2013

No more bloodstained cover glass on iPhones! Biel Crystal, Stop bloody exploitation now! [China]

Author: SACOM (Hong Kong)

…SACOM conducted an investigative research towards the labour condition in Hong Kong-owned Apple supplier – Biel Crystal’s Huizhou factory and discovered numerous labour abuses and violation of Chinese Labour Law. SACOM decided to publish the...

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23 September 2013

Netsweeper’s silence on its reported role in Pakistan’s internet filtering program - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre writes to Canadian Government and Netsweeper partners

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In June 2013 Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto reported that technology developed by the Canadian company Netsweeper is “being implemented in Pakistan…for the purposes of political and social filtering.” This is despite an international...

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18 March 2013

UNCTAD hosts first Global Corporate Social Responsibility Retreat [Switzerland]

Author: UN Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat…bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a…peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from...

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