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1 February 2005

[PDF] International Companies and Post-Conflict Reconstruction - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons

Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group

In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative...

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31 May 2007
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Author: ComunicaRSE

[Se firmó un] Convenio para la Gestión Ambientalmente Segura de Residuos del sector de comunicaciones móviles. Este convenio fue suscrito por los operadores de telefonía móvil Comcel, Movistar [parte de Telefónica], Tigo y Avantel , el fabricante de...

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24 September 2007

Upwardly Mobile In Africa

Author: BusinessWeek

These days, just about every tradesman, shopkeeper, and farmer in [Muruguru, Kenya] has a phone—or at least access to one... To the astonishment of the industry, people living on a few dollars a day have proven avid phone users, and in many parts of...

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19 August 2008

Nemc urges for halt to building of phone towers [Tanzania]

Author: Vicent Mnyanyika and Sturmius Mtweve, Citizen [Tanzania]

The National Environment Management Council (Nemc) has called for suspension of ongoing construction of telecommunication towers which lack in-depth research on health risks they pose to people and the environment...[Nemc director general Bonaventure]...

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7 December 2010
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Author: Presidencia de Colombia

[Donaciones recibidas hasta la fecha:] Alqueria, Juan Carlos Saldarriaga, Sirioca LTDA, Alimentos Polar Colombia, Arturo Calle, Compaq S.A. [parte de HP], Davivienda - Grupo Bolivar, Cerrejón [parte de Anglo American, Xstrata, BHP Billiton], Tigo,...

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10 January 2013

Online discussion with UNICEF on how businesses can better assess their impact on children's rights (17 Jan)

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28 January 2013

Telcos called to account for inaction on anniversary of Egypt blackout

Author: Jeff Landale, Access

Yesterday marked the two-year anniversary of the internet and mobile network blackout designed to undermine the anti-government protests in Egypt. This event catapulted the issue of telecoms and human rights onto the international stage. To mark this...

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13 February 2013

Child rights: assessing the business impacts - live discussion round up

Author: Hannah Gould, Guardian [UK]

For international companies developing a culture that supports child rights, everything has to start with understanding impacts and aligning your priorities with those of the countries you operate in...[By] first understanding the impact and risk of...

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12 March 2013

Key Telecommunications Players Collaborate with the Global Network Initiative on Freedom of Expression and Privacy Rights

Author: Global Network Initiative

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is pleased to announce a two-year collaboration with a group of eight global companies that belong to the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue on Freedom of Expression and Privacy. By working together, GNI and the...

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12 March 2013

[PDF] Issue 4: Quarterly Bulletin on Business & Children - Mar 2013

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions by UN Committee on the Rights of the Child,...

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