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1 October 2016

In your phone, In their Air

Author: Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post

….The companies making [lithium-ion batteries] promote the bright futuristic possibilities of the “clean” technology. But virtually all such batteries use graphite, and its cheap production in China, often under lax environmental controls, produces...

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27 August 2016
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23 August 2016

Panasonic Response

Author: Panasonic

Panasonic strongly supports the Olympic and Paralympic Movement ideal of promoting a peaceful society and the preservation of human dignity through sports. In our business activities, we aim to treat all our stakeholders with the maximum degree of...

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17 August 2016

Brazil: Concerns around restrictions on freedom of expression during the Olympics, sponsors comment


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3 August 2016

US Council for Intl. Business whitepaper explains corporate human rights due diligence

Author: Dr. Ariel Meyerstein, United States Council for International Business, in ethiXbase

“Whitepaper: Responsible Business Conduct: Understanding Human Rights Due Diligence”, July 2016...

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8 March 2016

Japan: Panasonic to recognize same-sex partnerships

The Japanese company Panasonic has announced that it will recognize same-sex partnerships as marriages for the purposes of company benefits. [English summary of Japanese article, produced by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] 

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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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7 August 2015

UN increases partnerships with companies to fund development & climate change programmes

Author: Inter Press Service

"UN taps private sector to fund development, advocate social causes", 6 Aug 2015...

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4 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake — Corporate Aid Tracker

Author: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $26.8 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and...

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23 March 2015
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Author: Arnaud Dubus, Libération (France)

"Dans les usines de Malaisie, «nous sommes traités comme des animaux»", 11 mars 2015...

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