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11 August 2017

NGO Commentary: Korean govt's response to UNWG visit fails to acknowledge poor labour conditions and negative health impacts of companies

Author: Correspondence NGO group of the UN Working Group’s visit to Korea, Korean House for International Solidarity (Republic of Korea)

"Comment: The government’s response to UN Working Group’s Korea visit report does not reflect the Korean reality", 11 June 2017...

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22 June 2017

"Iran Business Responsibility" launches website

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is working with International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran on the "Iran Business Responsibility" (IBR) project....

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7 June 2017

So.Korea: Gov't responds to UN Working Group report

Author: Government of the Republic of Korea

"Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises on its visit to the Republic of Korea: comments by the State", 7 June 2017...

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1 May 2017

Report on South Korea mission - UN Working Group on business & human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

The Working Group welcomes the Government’s commitment to the Guiding Principles and the topic of business and human rights. It emphasizes the importance of moving from commitment to action and embedding the Guiding Principles in all commercial and...

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13 April 2017

Fox News loses more advertisers after sexual harassment claims against cable host are revealed

"Fox losing more advertisers after sexual harassment claims against O’Reilly", 4 Apr 2017...

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4 July 2016

Serbia: YURA Corp.'s factory workers complain about alleged abuses including beatings, sexual harassment, non-payment of wages & denial of freedom of association

During our mission to Serbia in June 2016, we learnt about alleged abuses against YURA Corporation's factory workers including beatings, sexual harassment, non-payment of wages & denial of freedom of association....

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1 June 2016

Statement on South Korea visit - UN Working Group on business and human rights

Author: UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Statement at the end of visit to the Republic of Korea by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights...

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5 May 2016

Hyundai Rotem Wins Deal to Supply Diesel-driven Trains to Iran

Author: Business Korea

Hyundai Rotem, a Korean manufacturer of railway systems, announced on May 4 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Iranian Islamic Republic Railways (RAI) on the 3rd (local time) to sell 150 diesel-driven trains. The company has ...

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1 February 2016
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Author: Agencia de Noticias Yonhap

“Hyundai recibe la certificación por 'Trabajo Digno' otorgada por la OIT y Sao Paulo”, 28 de Enero de 2016...

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14 December 2015

Auto Industry CEOs Unite In Rare Vow To Tackle Climate Change

Author: Joann Muller, Forbes (USA)

…13 auto industry chief executives from the U.S., Europe and Asia had pledged to accelerate the development of cleaner vehicles to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. As a group, the companies said they would…[1] Contribute to the goal of a...

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