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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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8 November 2019

Tanzania: Activists applaud ILO decision to end funding from tobacco companies

Author: The Citizen

"ILO ends relationship with tobacco companies as Tanzanian activists applaud move", 7 November 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Customs and Border Protection issues withhold release order on tobacco from Malawi on allegations of forced labor

Author: Geneva Sands, CNN

'US suspends tobacco imports from Malawi over forced child labor allegations' 1 November 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Tobacco giant disputes allegations of using forced child labour

Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)

‘Tobacco company rebukes Malawi child labor claims’...

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6 November 2019
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Philip Morris veut se refaire une santé grâce aux Objectifs de développement durable », 31 octobre 2019...

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4 November 2019

Malawi: Lawyers announce lawsuit demanding British American Tobacco compensate families working under poverty wages on tobacco fields; Company comments included

In October 2019, human rights lawyers from Leigh Day announced they were preparing a lawsuit against British American Tobacco (BAT), on behalf of children and families in Malawi, working on tobacco fields supplying the company....

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1 November 2019

Malawi: Lawyers to launch 'landmark' case against British American Tobacco over child labour & poverty wages

Author: Sarah Boseley, The Guardian

"BAT faces landmark legal case over Malawi families' poverty wages", 31 October 2019...

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31 October 2019
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Rede da Criança lançou em setembro de 2019, em Moçambique, os documentos Mapeamento e Documento Guia sobre Negócios e Direitos da Criança, que abordam quadro legal e institucional que contribuem para o bem-estar da criança no país. São tratados os tem...

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16 September 2019

Gun companies are not exempt from responsibility to respect human rights, investors say

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the Investor Alliance for Human Rights announced that they are calling on fellow shareholders in gun maker American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) to support a proposal requesting the...

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28 June 2019

Norway: Govt. wealth fund to invest again in 5 companies previously excluded over human rights concerns

Author: Pensions & Investments

"Norway's sovereign wealth giant investing again in 5 companies", 26 June 2019...

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