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25 November 2019

South Korea: Samsung Electronics union sets sights on enlisting 10% of workforce, following certification by local authorities

Author: Kang Jin-Kyu, Tech Xplore

"Workers of Samsung unite, new union tells chipmaker staff", 21 November 2019...

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7 November 2019

Europe-led global certification scheme for responsible material sourcing to launch in 2020

Author: Cecilia Jamasmie, Mining.com

"Europe-led global certification scheme for raw materials expected in 2020," 30 October 2019....

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4 November 2019

Access Now asks for at least one improvement from 24 internet, mobile & telco companies, based on 2019 Corporate Accountability Index

In October 2019, Access Now wrote to the leaders of 24 internet, mobile and telecommunications companies asking for at least one timely and achievable improvement, a recommendation based on what Access Now sees as the most acute issues facing at-risk ...

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23 October 2019

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2020/2021 KnowTheChain will be becnhmarking 180 companies in three sectors. In 2019 will be publishing inves...

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18 October 2019

Report raises concerns about potential complicity in corruption among companies buying cobalt from DRC

In 2019, Resource Matters published a report alleging that companies producing technology that requires cobalt (such as cell phones, cars, or others with rechargeable batteries) are unable to avoid the potential corruption in the DRC. The report links...

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30 September 2019
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Bienvenidos(as) a nuestras Actualizaciones Trimestrales de Responsabilidad Legal Empresarial (anteriormente el Boletín trimestral). Estas Actualizaciones destacan un tema específico cada trimestre, así como los principales avances en el tema de...

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29 September 2019
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Author: Observatorio de conflictos mineros de América Latina-OCMAL (Latinoamérica)

“La industrialización del litio: Los casos de Argentina y Chile”- 27 de septiembre de 2019...

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4 September 2019

Commentary: Samsung's Indictment in France: Fighting Transnational Corporation's Human Rights' Violations Through Consumer Law

Author: Sherpa, on Freedom Fund blog

“One of the most ethical companies in the world” versus the dramatic reality in the factories...

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7 August 2019
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22 July 2019

Samsung accused of 'unsustainable labour practices' in its supply chain; Incl. co. statement

In 2019, investigative news reporters at Korean media outlet, Hankyoreh, released a series called “Global Samsung: A report on unsustainable labor practices", based on its investigations into mobile phone factories supplying to Samsung in India,...

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