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21 May 2019

South Korea: Report calls on Korean corporations and govt. to act and stop human rights violations and environmental destruction in Indonesian palm oil industry

Author: Korea Federation for Environmental Movements and Advocates for Public Interest Law

“Korean CSOs call on Korean Government and corporations to take immediate measures to stop serious deforestation and human rights violations in the palm oil industry”, 20 May 2019...

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16 November 2017
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Author: Servimedia, EcoDiario (España)

“Amnistía denuncia que baterías de móviles y coches eléctricos proceden del trabajo infantil”, 15 de Noviembre de 2017...

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20 September 2017

New report highlights UN Sustainable Development Goals-related risks for businesses, recommends solutions

Author: Vaidehi Shah, Eco-Business (Singapore)

"Why failure to achieve the SDGs is bad news for business", 19 Sep 2017...

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Article
11 August 2017

NGO Commentary: Korean govt's response to UNWG visit fails to acknowledge poor labour conditions and negative health impacts of companies

Author: Correspondence NGO group of the UN Working Group’s visit to Korea, Korean House for International Solidarity (Republic of Korea)

"Comment: The government’s response to UN Working Group’s Korea visit report does not reflect the Korean reality", 11 June 2017...

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8 August 2017

South Korea: Report asserts that Samsung and LG Electronics should take responsibility for acute methanol poisoning of workers in third-tier suppliers – companies respond

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Company response
7 August 2017

LG Electronics response

Author: LG Electronics

When we learned about a methanol incident associated with a third-tier supplier, LG Electronics took immediate action to address this serious situation. LG carried out inspections of methanol usage at all of our supplier locations and implemented...

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30 June 2017

USA Today Network investigation finds exploitation of truckers common in supply chains of US retailers

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22 June 2017

"Iran Business Responsibility" launches website

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is working with International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran on the "Iran Business Responsibility" (IBR) project....

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Article
1 May 2017

Report on South Korea mission - UN Working Group on business & human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

The Working Group welcomes the Government’s commitment to the Guiding Principles and the topic of business and human rights. It emphasizes the importance of moving from commitment to action and embedding the Guiding Principles in all commercial and...

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9 January 2017

Negative effects of lithium mining on indigenous communities in Chile & Argentina exposed by Washington Post investigation; includes company statements

Author: Todd C. Frankel & Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post

“Tossed aside in the ‘white gold’ rush: Indigenous people are left poor as tech world takes lithium from under their feet”, 19 December 2016...

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