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27 October 2011

Chinese tech giant aids Iran

Author: Trend News Agency

Huawei Technologies…a Chinese telecom giant, filled the vacuum created in Iran's government-controlled mobile-phone industry when Western companies pulled back…in 2009…Huawei recently signed a contract to install equipment for a system at Iran's...

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1 October 2011

[PDF] CSR in conflict and post-conflict environments: from risk management to value creation

Author: Maria Prandi and Josep M. Lozano (eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau & ESADE: Institute for Social Innovation

[T]here are significant experiences of companies that are participating in peace-building in numerous...

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19 August 2011
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Author: Joan Tilouine, Radio France Internationale

Le réseau [mobile] a donné naissance à une plateforme d’innovation pour le développement économique de l’Afrique et la lutte contre la pauvreté...Aujourd’hui, le mobile permet d’apporter des services bancaires, administratifs, médicaux, scolaires,...

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19 June 2011

Ericsson uses technology for good to help reconnect refugees worldwide

Author: Ericsson

In response to a call from UNHCR [UN High Commissioner for Refugees] to "do 1 thing" to support refugees, Ericsson…is leading an industry initiative to use technology as a force for good in support of the refugee cause…Ericsson, Refugees United and...

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25 April 2011

United Against Malaria Honors Campaign Advocates from African Football and Enterprise on World Malaria Day

Author: United Against Malaria

Today on World Malaria Day, the United Against Malaria (UAM) campaign, under the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, recognized leaders from Africa's football (soccer) and corporate spheres for their role in bringing malaria control messages to more...

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13 April 2011

Swazi MTN accused of collusion

Author: Kathryn McConnachie, ITWeb

Swazi MTN, a subsidiary of African mobile giant MTN, has been accused of colluding with the Swazi royal family and limiting connectivity and access to Facebook Mobile...The Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN) has issued a statement saying that since...

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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10 February 2011

New briefing on business & human rights in Anglophone Africa, by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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8 November 2010

Investors ask companies in Sudan to respect human rights

Author: Robert Kropp, Social Funds

...[I]nvestor members of CRN [Conflict Risk Network] sent letters to telecommunications and oil and gas companies operating in Sudan, "calling on them…to ensure they do not infringe on human rights" as the country prepares for the January referendum.....

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9 September 2010

UN and partners use new mobile phone application to enable refugees to trace families

Author: UN News Centre

The United Nations refugee agency is backing a pilot project to use a mobile telephone application to help locate and reconnect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Uganda with their families. The project will enable refugees to use...

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