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16 January 2019

Liberia: NGOs develop new advocacy strategies to hold oil palm producers accountable for environmental & human rights concerns

Author: Cewhy Kwanue, Daily Observer

"Green Advocates, IDI Develop New Tools to Hold Oil Palm Farmers Accountable for Environmental and Human Rights Violations", 7 January 2019....

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14 January 2019

Rwanda: Businesses in sectors including mining and agriculture will face punitive measures if found engaging in child labour or indecent work says the government

Author: Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times (Rwanda)

"Businesses to face punitive measures if found engaging in child labour", 8 January 2019...

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10 January 2019

Rwanda: Govt. officials warn businesses engaging in child labor about punitive measures

Author: Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times (Rwanda)

"Businesses to face punitive measures if found engaging in child labour", 8 Jan. 2019...

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14 December 2018

Cambodia: PM directs the Ministry of Labour and relevant stakeholders to work on setting minimum wages for workers in construction, agriculture and service sectors

Author: Kunthear Mom, Khmer Times

"PM pushes for more minimum wages", 13 December 2018...

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29 November 2018

USA: Govt. actions to advance business & human rights in 2018 included focus on labour rights & supply chain monitoring

Author: U.S. Department of State

"U.S. government efforts to advance business and human rights in 2018," ...

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12 November 2018

Seychelles issues world's first blue bond to fund fisheries projects

Author: Kanis Dursin, IPS

The Republic of Seychelles... has issued a 10-year blue bond to finance fisheries projects, making it the world’s first country to utilise capital markets for funding the sustainable use of marine resources... [S]ales [of the bond] have so far raised...

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1 November 2018

Soros’ foundation demanded action after Campbell Soup executive promotes conspiracy theory about it - co. apologized

George Soros’s foundation has demanded Campbell Soup take action after one of its senior executives promoted a rightwing conspiracy theory about the organisation on social media, saying that such views added to "a toxicity in our communities and...

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31 October 2018

Soros’ foundation demands Campbell Soup take action after executive promotes conspiracy theory about it

Author: Lindsay Fortado & Alistair Gray, Financial Times (USA)

"Soros foundation condemns Campbell Soup executive tweet", 23 Oct 2018...

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29 October 2018

Bolton Group to adopt new tuna sourcing policy following consumer pressure for better fishing practices & human rights standards for workers

Author: Oliver Knowles, Greenpeace

"People powered progress on tuna", 24 October 2018...

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22 October 2018

USA: Louisiana's undocumented seafood workers fight poor working conditions & sexual harassment

Author: Mike Elk, The Guardian (UK)

"Louisiana's undocumented seafood workers unite to fight workplace abuses," 12 Oct 2018...

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