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23 October 2018

CAFOD welcomes UN efforts to stop human rights abuses by transnational corporations

Author: Alan Jones, Independent Catholic News

A landmark moment in the UN Human Rights Council took place last week, as countries began negotiating the text of a UN treaty... CAFOD [Catholic international development charity] said in a statement today: This represents important progress for the...

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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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11 December 2017

All that glitters is not gold: Shining a light on supply chain disclosure in the jewellery sector.

Author: Ardea International

This report focuses on the jewellery sector. We have included eight of the major jewellers in the UK, namely the Signet Group (and the companies under its control, as listed in the table in this report), Tiffany & Co., Goldsmiths, Links, F. Hinds,...

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21 November 2017

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)

On 22 August 2017, Energy Transfer filed a lawsuit against NGOs and others, including Greenpeace, BankTrack, and Earth First!, in the US District Court of North Dakota over their campaigning around the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Energy...

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5 June 2017

China: Activist investigating manufacturer for Ivanka Trump & other brands detained; firm denies allegations

On 30 May 2017, the Associated Press reported that Hua Haifeng, an investigator for China Labor Watch, had been arrested on a charge of illegal surveillance. His two colleagues Li Zhao and Su Heng were feared to have also been detained. They were...

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27 April 2017

Course: Business and Human Rights

4-5 July | London

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3 April 2017

Commentary: Lawsuit against GEO Group over alleged forced labour in detention centres could impact future immigration policy in USA

Author: Madison Pauly, Mother Jones (USA)

"How a Private Prison Company Used Detained Immigrants for Free Labor", 3 Apr 2017...

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6 March 2017

Global Witness accuses Glencore of royalty scandal, company responds

Author: Mining Review Africa


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8 February 2017

Barrick statement on repeal of transparency regulations under US Dodd-Frank Act section 1504

Author: Barrick Gold

Barrick appreciates the opportunity to respond to the open letter on revenue transparency from the Publish What You Pay Global Coalition. We believe that transparency— whether through disclosing payments to governments, reporting on our energy and...

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30 November 2016

Press release: Just Capital and Forbes release inaugural "Just 100 List" ranking companies performing best on American public's priorities

Author: Just Capital and Forbes

JUST Capital and Forbes today released the inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which ranks the publicly traded companies in America that perform best on the priorities of the American public. This is the first-ever annual ranking of how America’s top companies...

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