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25 January 2018

Commentary: Asian businesses need to create more inclusive work environments; study shows 53% of LGBT employees are closeted at work

Author: Marek Danyluk, BBN

"The Business of Inclusion - LGBT Experiences in Asia," 26 January 2017...

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24 January 2018

Forced labour persists in the Thai fishing industry

Author: Emma Richards, Asian Correspondent

"Despite government commitments to reform the industry, forced labour and other rights abuses remain widespread in Thailand’s fishing fleets, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report said Tuesday...The report [...] found migrant workers from neighbouring...

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23 January 2018

Australia: Major low-cost retailer, Kmart, commits to work with global trade unions to raise wages of garment workers in its supply chains

Author: Ben Butler, the Australian

"Kmart bid to lift garment workers’ wages in global supply chain", 22 January 2018...

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22 January 2018

ILO report: Nearly 1 billion Asians remain in vulnerable employment characterised by informal work contracts and low wages

Author: Simon Roughneen, Nikkei Asian Review

"Nearly one billion Asians in vulnerable jobs, says ILO," 23 January 2018...

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6 December 2017

Interview with environmental lawyer Zhang Jingjing on the need for legal requirements for Chinese overseas investments

Author: Zhang Chun, chinadialogue

'China needs urgent oversight of investments', 1 December 2017...

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25 November 2017
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14 November 2017

Australia: Oxfam report urges fashion brands to pay garment workers a living wage

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11 November 2017

Google discusses commitment to be 100% renewable-powered & need for increased renewable energy in Asia

Author: Robin Hicks, Eco-Business

“Google wants Asia to get serious about renewable energy”, 1 Nov 2017...

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16 October 2017

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre delivers keynote at launch of Univ. of New South Wales Law Journal issue on “Business and Human Rights: The Limits of the Law”

Author: Amy Sinclair, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Ms Amy Sinclair - Keynote - UNSW Law Journal Launch of Issue 40(3)", 26 Sep 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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