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UAE: Tech firms to sell facial recognition technology in Gulf despite potential damage to privacy rights
Author: Megha Rajagopalan, Buzzfeed News
"Facial Recognition Technology is Facing a Huge Backlash in the US but some of the World's Biggest Tech Companies Are Trying to Sell it in the Gulf", 29 May 2019...
An umbrella organisations of labour unions in the manufacturing industries has published a study showing that the agreements between management and the labour unions of manjor manufacturers all allow for overtime at least up to the officialy recognise...
The Network against Japan Arms Trade (NAJAT), has expressed concern regarding reports that the Japanese and Israeli governments have agreed on a project for joint development of drones for military use. NAJAT points to the large number of reports of h...
NEC responded to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, but declined to comment on the NAJAT report or its substance....
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- This is a non response from the following companies: NEC
Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, UN Global Compact Network China, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Peking University, Tracktwo
"China Responsible Business Forum: Corporate Responsibility in the Era of the UN Guiding Principles", 17 February 2015...
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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...
Author: Virginia Terry, Director, Advisory Services, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)
In the past few years—in part due to the launch of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights—...companies have...made great strides in how they cover human rights in their corporate social responsibility reports...[But] there is limited...
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- Related companies: Barrick Gold General Electric Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft NEC Nike PVH (Phillips-Van Heusen) Walmart
Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the following companies, teams and organizations to respond to…[human rights] concerns about the race. Below are the responses we have received, and an indication of which companies and organizations...
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- Related companies: Alpinestars Caterham Caterham F1 Team (part of Caterham) CNBC (part of Comcast) CNN (part of Time Warner) Comcast Cosworth CVC Capital Partners Deutsche Post Diageo Falcon Private Bank (part of International Petroleum Investment Company) Ferrari Force India Formula One Group Hackett J.P. Morgan (part of JPMorgan Chase) JPMorgan Chase Mercedes-Benz (part of Daimler) Microsoft NEC Petronas Reebok (part of adidas) Renault Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) UB Group Valentino Visa Inc. Vodafone Williams Companies
[PDF] Press Release - Bahrain Grand Prix: Only 29% of Formula One companies respond to human rights concerns
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Only 29% of firms linked to Formula One responded to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre about human rights concerns that various organizations raised relating to the Bahrain Grand Prix, scheduled for 20-22 April. Forty two companies or teams...
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