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3 February 2015

Search responses by company name (Myanmar Foreign Investment Tracking Project)

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Article
26 September 2014

UN Business Call to Action welcomes companies’ commitments towards Millennium Development Goals

"Multinationals reaffirm commitment to BoP business with BCtA", 24 Sep 2014...

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Article
25 March 2014

Discrimination suit against Panasonic heats up [USA]

Author: Hugh R. Morley, Record (USA)

Records of any employee complaints of discrimination and retaliation going back 24 years are the focus of a...battle in the suit filed by three female African-American executives at Panasonic Corp. of America who claim they were passed over for...

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13 March 2014

Panasonic compensates employees for China pollution problem in rare move for global companies

Author: Associated Press, Lethbridge Herald (Canada)

Japanese electronics maker Panasonic Corp. is compensating employees for living with air pollution in China…The payment for what the company described as the “PM2.5 problem,” referring to tiny particles in the air that at sufficient quantities reduce...

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13 March 2014

China: Panasonic compensates employees for living with air pollution

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7 February 2014

Companies can help advance human rights; Sochi shows they rarely do

Author: Ella Skybenko, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Researcher & Representative, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The world's costliest Olympics has been built on exploitation, discrimination and a deafening silence, writes Ella Skybenko

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Article
7 February 2014

Are companies involved with 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi wilfully ignoring human rights?

Author: Ella Skybenko, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in KyivPost (Ukraine)

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi start today...The multi-billion investment in prestige projects contrasts violently with the neglect of the human rights of workers who built them, the local people who have lost their homes and health, and...

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30 January 2014

Russia: Pressure escalates on Sochi corporate sponsors

Author: Human Rights Watch

...Corporate sponsors of the Sochi Winter Olympics should act now to urge Russia to halt the rising tide of discrimination, harassment, and threats against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, 40 of the world’s leading human rights...

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5 December 2013

US investors press Sochi Olympic sponsors over gay rights

Author: RIA Novosti

...A coalition of US investors managing hundreds of billions of dollars in assets has urged corporate sponsors of the Sochi Winter Olympics to speak out against controversial Russian laws on homosexuality. “Taking a stand against these prejudicial...

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17 November 2013

Russia: Olympic sponsors muted on Sochi abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

Leading corporate sponsors of the Olympics have yet to speak out strongly against the rights abuses linked to the preparations for the Sochi Winter Games, to be hosted by Russia in February 2014...Minky Worden... Human Rights Watch [said] “Sponsors...

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