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22 April 2015

Report: Digging for Transparency - How U.S. companies are only scratching the surface of conflict minerals reporting

Author: Amnesty Intl. & Global Witness

More than one thousand companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges filed their first Conflict Minerals Reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2014...These inaugural reports are one outcome of wider efforts to ensure America's...

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27 February 2015

Response by Philips: Myanmar Foreign Investment Tracking Project

1. Does your company have investments or operations in Myanmar or is it seriously considering investing or operating there? If so, please provide information on the nature of these investments, and which geographic areas and communities they will...

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12 November 2014
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Author: Radio Okapi (Rép. dém. du Congo)

"La RDC produit des minerais sans lien avec les conflits armés, selon une ministre néerlandaise", 12 novembre 2014...

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Evidence of Corporate Disclosure relevant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Shift

This research was conducted to inform understanding of how companies currently report on their human rights performance, and how this maps against the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The research reviewed corporate disclosure of...

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14 February 2014

Due diligence: Respecting human rights and the environment in international business (Netherlands)

Author: Social-and Economic Council (Netherlands)

The programme includes two rounds of parallel workshops...: ‘The challenges of embedding a human rights policy’ - with HEINEKEN International...‘Als MKB-er aan de slag met MVO-risicomanagement’ - met H2Onsite (workshop in het Nederlands)...‘Mapping...

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24 January 2014

[video] Tin Trouble [Indonesia]

Author: Al Jazeera

Indonesia is the world’s biggest tin exporter but for poverty stricken miners, the costs are deadly…Currently, tin rakes in around $28m a year for Indonesia but the human and environmental toll is proving costly…The work is dangerous – landslides are...

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21 November 2013

[Video] Humanising Corporations: Dr Surya Deva at TEDxLingnanUniversity

Author: Surya Deva (City University of Hong Kong) for TEDxTalks

Dr Surya Deva is an Associate Professor at the School of Law of City University of Hong Kong as well as the Faculty Editor of the City University of Hong Kong Law Review...TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to...

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15 November 2013

EU conflict minerals law hangs in the balance

Author: EurActiv (Belgium)

A planned certification scheme to prevent warlords funding their militias by selling minerals to European firms has been delayed...and fears are growing for its future...An EU spokesperson [said] the Commission was “still working on the impact...

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14 July 2013
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Author: Moussa Diallo, Lefaso.net (Burkina Faso)

La caravane de la marque Philips dénommée « Cap to Cairo » effectue une escale au Burkina. Avec pour thème principal : « la santé de la mère et de l’enfant ». Conférences-débats...consultations gratuites, remise de matériels ont constitué les temps...

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5 July 2013

Philips unveils healthcare project in Ghana

Author: Ekow Quandzie, Ghana Business News

Global Dutch electronics firm, Philips…launched [a new healthcare project]...focused on reducing maternal and infant mortality in [Ghana], thus contributing in meeting the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5. Philips…said the project is to...

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